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The BC NDP opposition critic on seniors, Selina Robinson, sat down with the Guardian to talk about the state of residential care and what it means for seniors and the HEU members...
Besides rain, snow and frigid temperatures, the winter months also bring influenza season, usually from late November to the end of March. According to Canada’s Public Health...
The growing crisis in seniors’ care isn’t new. But after a week of sustained pressure in the media and the legislature in mid-April, B.C. Health Minister Terry Lake has ordered a...
We’ve known for a long time about the devastating impact of domestic violence on women and families. But until recently, researchers had not looked into its effects on the...
After years of public pressure and political debate, the federal government announced in early December that it would launch a National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous...
COVID-19 has shone a light on serious problems in our seniors’ care system resulting from years of underfunding, privatization and precarious working conditions. These problems are...
Thirteen years ago – on June 8, 2007 – the Supreme Court of Canada established collective bargaining as a constitutionally-protected right for all Canadian workers. The Court's...
(Coast Salish Territory, Vancouver BC) – BC’s labour movement is pleased with the recent Workers Compensation Board (WCB) announcement that COVID-19 will be added to Schedule 1 of...
As we tackle two crises at once - the pandemic and the ongoing impacts of global climate change - we want to amplify the call today from United Nations’ secretary-general António...
The Hospital Employees' Union wrote the following letter to B.C.'s health employers in response to their decision last week to provide most nurses covered by the NBA agreement with...