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Long-term care and assisted living residents will once again be able to visit with loved ones under strict requirements announced today by Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie...
Jennifer Whiteside, Secretary-Business Manager of the Hospital Employees’ Union issued the following statement today: “Our health care system must be a place of compassion, comfort...
Provincial health officials and BC’s health employers have changed their approach to influenza prevention in health care workplaces. After consulting with health care unions and...
Better access to home support hours would alleviate increasing levels of stress among family caregivers, according to a new report from the BC Seniors Advocate, Isobel Mackenzie...
We waited a long time for summer. But before long, our vacations will end, schools will re-open, and autumn will arrive. For some, Labour Day marks a return to routine. For others...
In B.C., the health sector injury rate is one-and-a-half times higher than all other workplaces combined. In long-term care facilities, the rate is more than four times higher. In...
It certainly was a provincial election like no other. Now, with a minority NDP government, supported by the Green Party, taking up the reins of power in Victoria, we are hopeful...
Ten years ago today, on June 8, 2007, HEU members scored a huge victory at the Supreme Court of Canada.
Read about the impact this week's equity conference had on members who attended their first-ever union education event.
For the past several months, HEU members have been campaigning hard though the union's Care Can't Wait campaign to improve the deteriorating working conditions in seniors' care...