News Blog

On behalf of the Provincial Executive, we’d like to take this opportunity to send season’s greetings to you and the more than 50,000 members who are the Hospital Employees’ Union...
The Hospital Employees’ Union stands in solidarity with farmers in India as they protest three controversial bills passed by the Parliament of India in September 2020. These laws...
Health Care Assistant Day on October 18 celebrates the commitment and compassion you bring to your work every day. Today we want to acknowledge the kindness you provide under...
Orange Shirt Day is a national movement that brings together Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in the spirit of reconciliation to honour residential school survivors and their...
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...