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International Workers' Day 2018
Today is the day when workers around the world take to the streets to commemorate the historic struggle for an eight‑hour workday, and to voice their demands for decent work and a...
May 1, 2018
HEU marks National Day of Mourning on April 28
When a worker is killed, injured or disabled on the job, the tragic impact is felt in workplaces, families and communities. On April 28, HEU will join unions across Canada and...
April 28, 2018
CSS members now covered for Class 5 driver’s licences
HEU members working in Community Social Services who are required to hold a Class 5 driver’s licence as a condition of employment will now get their $75 licence renewal fee...
March 22, 2018
A salute to HEU’s Community Social Services members
March is Community Social Services Awareness Month. Proclaimed each year by the B.C. government, it is a time to appreciate the extraordinary work members in this sector do for our...
Deadlines quickly approaching for HEU bargaining demands, credentials
As the Hospital Employees’ Union prepares for the next round of public sector negotiations, the union is hosting bargaining conferences for the facilities, community health and...
March 2, 2018
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination – March 21
On March 21 – International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination – HEU stands with the global community in renewing our commitment to ending racism wherever, and...
March 21, 2018
Bella Bella care aides win fightback campaign to save their jobs
After nine months of relentless pressure from HEU members, the Heiltsuk Tribal Council and Heiltsuk band members, the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority (VCHA) rescinded...
February 28, 2018
More help for care homes with lowest staffing levels
The NDP government has committed $20 million to hire more care aides at residential care sites with the lowest staffing levels. The funds are available immediately and will be used...
February 27, 2018
Province takes action to raise minimum wage, review Labour Code
The B.C.’s government’s January 8 announcement about its plans to raise the minimum wage to $15.20 an hour was welcomed by the Hospital Employees’ Union (HEU) and other advocates...
February 9, 2018
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
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