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Young workers' survey deadline - June 30
Are you a young worker, 35 years of age or under, and a member of the Hospital Employees’ Union? If so, you are eligible to win a Samsung Galaxy Tab A.
June 22, 2016
HEU calls for solidarity following Orlando massacre
In the wake of this weekend’s horrific mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, the Hospital Employees’ Union is expressing solidarity with the LGBTTI community here a...
June 13, 2016
HEU bursaries for 2016/2017 are now available
A number of bursaries are available each academic year for HEU members, their children, stepchildren, legal guardians, and spouses, including common-law and same-sex partners. Burs...
June 8, 2016
Health authority’s privatization of care puts jobs and services to seniors at risk
The Vancouver Coastal Health Authority’s move to expand and modernize residential care services is long overdue, but privatizing these services is a big mistake, says the Hospital...
June 3, 2016
Summer Pride events listed on HEU web calendar
Every summer, HEU members join with friends, family and labour allies across the province to celebrate pride events.
June 3, 2016
Injured Workers' Day recognized by labour movement
Did you know that … there were 173 workplace-related deaths in our province in 2014, including 98 from occupational diseases? Between 2005 and 2014, 26 health care workers died fro...
June 1, 2016
Guardian: Cook competes on Chopped Canada
Allison Kulik is a busy woman, raising a family and working in dietary at five Interior Health Authority sites in Kelowna. We caught up with Kulik before she went on shift at the K...
May 26, 2016
Guardian: Reduce workplace bullying
In recent years, employers and government have finally acknowledged that a socially toxic work environment – characterized by bullying and harassment – is a serious health and safe...
May 25, 2016
Guardian: Government orders review of seniors' care staffing
The growing crisis in seniors’ care isn’t new. But after a week of sustained pressure in the media and the legislature in mid-April, B.C. Health Minister Terry Lake has ordered a r...
May 24, 2016
Guardian: Fighting to preserve medicare
If we have ever needed the federal government to step up and enforce the Canada Health Act, now is the time. The Canada Health Act legislates the checks and balances that provinces...
May 23, 2016