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B.C. working families to get better access to prescription medication
The B.C. Ministry of Health announced today it will make prescription medicines more affordable for low-income, working families, by reducing or eliminating PharmaCare deductibles....
February 9, 2018
HEU’s public sector bargaining preparations now underway
Recently, a special mailing was sent to HEU locals in the facilities and community social services sectors with a call to submit bargaining demands and delegate credentials to atte...
February 8, 2018
Community Social Services members to receive 2.5% Classification Anomaly and Compensation Comparability
Community Social Services Employers’ Association and Community Social Services Bargaining Association have agreed on the distribution of the April 1, 2018 Comparability and Classif...
February 6, 2018
De Aguayo appointed chair of the Labour Relations Board
HEU congratulates Jacquie de Aguayo on her appointment as the new chair of the B.C. Labour Relations Board (LRB) and Employment Standards Tribunal (EST). de Aguayo De Aguayo is a f...
February 5, 2018
HEU/CUPE celebrates Black History month
Every February, HEU/CUPE celebrates Black History month (also known as African Heritage month) when we pause to reflect on the efforts of the many union activists and community org...
February 1, 2018
HEU launches public sector bargaining tour on February 1
In preparation for public sector bargaining – covering more than 40,000 HEU members in the facilities, community health and community social services sectors – HEU is launching a p...
January 30, 2018
Vancouver Coastal temporarily suspends controversial attendance program
The Vancouver Coastal Health Authority’s recent decision to put its Attendance & Wellness Promotion (AWP) program “on hold” is welcome news to all those who have strongly opposed t...
January 25, 2018
Season’s greetings to all HEU members from the union’s leadership and staff
These past 12 months have been all-systems go at the Hospital Employees’ Union, which included an equity conference, a young workers’ conference and a fall school program, along wi...
December 21, 2017
HEU recognizes International Day for Persons with Disabilities – December 3
Today, people around the world are recognizing the International Day for Persons with Disabilities – a day that was established by the United Nations (UN) to create awareness, unde...
December 3, 2017
Access to HIV testing and treatment key message on World AIDS Day 2017
For three decades, the global community has joined together on World AIDS Day – December 1 – to remember the millions of people who have died from the autoimmune disease, and to ur...
December 1, 2017
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