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An arbitrator has ruled that Interior Health’s substance use disorder policy is flawed and must be suspended immediately pending a major overhaul. Arbitrator John B. Hall heard...
A provision negotiated in 2014 public sector collective agreements will see more than 250,000 public sector workers including most HEU members receive a 0.75 per cent wage boost on...
When Premier John Horgan arrived on stage this morning – flanked by ministers Harry Bains, Adrian Dix, Judy Darcy and Deputy Speaker Raj Chouhan – convention delegates erupted in a...
Nearly 800 delegates, guests and staff jumped to their feet, erupting with applause and tears when BC NDP Health Minister Adrian Dix introduced legislation to repeal the B.C....
Delegates to HEU’s 31st biennial convention made history this morning by electing the first woman president – Barb Nederpel, a health records clerk at Royal Inland Hospital in...
Secretary-business manager Jennifer Whiteside opened her keynote address Tuesday morning with strong praise for HEU delegates. “Every gain we’ve made, every gain we will make,...
More than 650 delegates gathered from across the province yesterday to launch HEU’s 31st biennial convention at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Vancouver. While the New Delegates Forum...
October 18 is Health Care Assistant Day, and the Hospital Employees’ Union is honouring the vital work HEU care aides and community health workers do to deliver safe, quality care...
In 1944, separate men’s and women’s unions at Vancouver General Hospital came together to unite a diverse range of occupations and professions into one strong union. On October 13...
Since 2015, HEU has recognized Orange Shirt Day: Every Child Matters to show our solidarity with Canada’s Indigenous peoples as well as our commitment to reconciliation. Observed...