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HEU members are well aware that health care workers have one of the highest injury rates of all occupations. According to WorkSafeBC’s October 2016 stats, there were 145,803 worker...Read More
HEU’s 2017 Equity Conference will take place May 30 to June 1 at Vancouver’s Hyatt Regency Hotel. Under the theme – Rising Together: Roots, Struggle, Strength – conference particip...Read More
The BC NDP opposition critic on seniors, Selina Robinson, sat down with the Guardian to talk about the state of residential care and what it means for seniors and the HEU members w...Read More
Besides rain, snow and frigid temperatures, the winter months also bring influenza season, usually from late November to the end of March. According to Canada’s Public Health Agenc...Read More
HEU 2016 convention This fall, more than 650 delegates from HEU locals will gather at Vancouver’s Hyatt Regency Hotel for the union’s 2016 convention, under the theme Member voices...Read More
Stephanie Ball “Youth workers are often seen as glorified babysitters, but we’re so much more,” says HEU’s Stephanie Ball of BeConnected Support Services (Becon local) in Victoria....Read More
You’ve been in the legislature for almost four years. What are the biggest concerns you hear about our public health care system? People are in touch with me constantly about waiti...Read More
Worker's rights are protected by union contracts, federal and provincial human rights and labour laws, and the Workers Compensation Act (the Act), which includes the Occupational H...Read More
HEU’s fight for better senior’s care and secure, safe employment for health care workers is ramping up with a campaign aimed at securing higher staffing levels and measures to curb...Read More
On September 6, the B.C. Supreme Court will begin to hear Cambie Surgeries Corporation et al v. Medical Services Commission et al . It’s an unprecedented charter challenge that cou...Read More