Newsletter

With flu season upon us, it’s important for HEU members to familiarize themselves on workplace guidelines around flu shots and influenza outbreaks in order to protect themselves, t...Read More
More than 120 HEU activists from across the province gathered at the Anvil Centre in New Westminster this week for an energizing and inspiring fall school program. The weeklong ses...Read More
October 18 is Health Care Assistant Day, and the Hospital Employees’ Union is marking the occasion with a continued call for higher staffing levels and safer working conditions for...Read More
From its beginnings as a merger of separate women’s and men’s unions at Vancouver General Hospital during the Second World War, the Hospital Employees’ Union has expanded to become...Read More
On September 30, HEU will join with Canadians from coast to coast to recognize Orange Shirt Day: Every Child Matters. Members are encouraged to wear orange on that day in solidarit...Read More
The Hospital Employees’ Union is joining its national union, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), and its 650,000 members across Canada, in refusing to stay silent in the...Read More
As B.C.’s state of emergency remains in place due to the continuing wildfire crisis, the union is expressing its deep admiration and concern for all HEU members who are dealing wit...Read More
A recently negotiated Memorandum of Agreement between the union, the Facilities Bargaining Association, the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) and the Health Employers Ass...Read More
An ongoing labour dispute at Pacific Blue Cross has prompted CUPE Local 1816, the union representing locked out, unionized staff, to seek the support of HEU and its members. CUPE L...Read More
The Hospital Employees’ Union is supporting members of CUPE Local 1816 in their collective bargaining dispute with Pacific Blue Cross (PBC) in Burnaby. Last month, PBC staff gave t...Read More