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Vancouver Coastal orders long-term care staff to work at single site only
This is a breaking development and information will be updated as available The Medical Health Officer in the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority has ordered all long-term care...
March 21, 2020
COVID-19: HEU continues to take steps to safeguard members and the public
HEU continues to take steps to protect the health and safety of members and the public in the face of a global COVID-19 pandemic. The outbreak has now extended to a North Vancouver...
March 12, 2020
Province urged to adopt action plan to protect care as Chinese government regulator takes control of Retirement Concepts
The Hospital Employees’ Union has written B.C.’s health minister urging him to implement an action plan to protect seniors’ care in response to the takeover of the province’s...
March 2, 2018
HEU urges Pacific Blue Cross members to vote for progressive candidates at AGM
For details on how and where to vote on December 13, click here. HEU is urging all members who are enrolled in the Pacific Blue Cross benefits program to attend the company’s...
November 28, 2017
HEU welcomes new premier’s picks to lead critical health files
Premier John Horgan announced his choices for his government’s cabinet on Tuesday, picking two of B.C.’s strongest public health care advocates to head the new government’s health...
July 21, 2017
HEU conference focuses on the struggle for equity and justice
Under the theme – Rising Together: Roots, Struggle, Strength – more than 120 HEU members gathered in Vancouver this week for the union’s 2017 Equity Conference. The union’s...
June 2, 2017
HEU members unite to celebrate International Women’s Day – March 8
Every March 8, HEU links hands with the global community to celebrate women’s achievements and advocate for women’s social, economic and political equality in our workplaces, at...
March 8, 2017
Government announces modest “dividend” for public sector workers
Economic Stability Dividend (ESD) provisions that were included in collective agreements covering more than 250,000 public sector workers will provide an additional 0.35 per cent...
December 13, 2016
Celebrating diversity around the world on Human Rights Day
Since 1950 – when the United Nations declared December 10 as International Human Rights Day – activists around the globe use this day as a reminder of the immense work still...
December 10, 2016
Nationwide call for action to end violence against women – December 6
More than 25 year ago, Canadians were devastated by the biggest mass killing of women in our nation’s history. It was December 6, when a lone gunman entered l’École Polytechnique...
December 6, 2016
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