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News Blogs for 2017
Urgent call out to health care workers in the Interior during wildfire evacuations
The Interior Health Authority has asked the Hospital Employees’ Union for urgent assistance in finding available staff to provide health services during the current wildfire crisis...
July 11, 2017
Join a Pride festivity in your community
In the coming months, British Columbians will be joining hundreds of others to celebrate Pride 2017. And we hope that HEU members will too. There’s much to celebrate! We’re pleased...
June 23, 2017
Why our 2007 Supreme Court victory on Bill 29 still matters
Ten years ago today, on June 8, 2007, HEU members scored a huge victory at the Supreme Court of Canada.
June 8, 2017
Seven members share stories from our latest conference
Read about the impact this week's equity conference had on members who attended their first-ever union education event.
June 2, 2017
Let's put British Columbians first
I don’t know about you, but I’ve had enough of attacks on public and social services over the past decade and a half under the BC Liberals. For nearly 16 years, the Gordon Campbell...
May 8, 2017
BC Liberals fail to protect vulnerable kids in government care
It was hard to control my emotions. For nearly 30 minutes, I listened to Stephanie Cadieux, the BC Liberals’ minister of children and family development, repeatedly duck questions...
May 7, 2017
The outcome of this election is pivotal
On May 9, HEU members have a critical choice to make. For almost 16 years, we’ve borne the brunt of this government’s devastating fixation on privatization and constant restructuri...
May 6, 2017
How voting looks around the world
Voting in an election is a democratic right that citizens in most countries have fought hard to achieve. With B.C.’s provincial election on the horizon, Coffee Break looks at votin...
May 5, 2017
HEU members mobilize for provincial election
HEU members are getting involved in B.C.’s May 9 election like never before. And the timing couldn’t be better. “I want to be there to change the government,” says Troy Duperreault...
May 4, 2017
Meet the NDP’s John Horgan
John Horgan is no stranger to many HEU members. He’s delivered powerful speeches to two HEU conventions with his signature style – landing jokes and bringing members to their feet...
May 3, 2017