News releases for 2017

BURNABY – False claims by a BC Liberal candidate that the replacement of two public care homes in Sechelt by a privately operated facility won’t impact wages of health care workers... Read More
Today, the Hospital Employees’ Union joins labour allies and communities across the country to mark the National Day of Mourning for workers killed, injured or disabled on the job,... Read More
Burnaby, B.C. – A pre-election promise by the B.C. Liberal government to divert funds intended for injured workers into employers’ pockets is short-sighted, says the 46,000-member... Read More
B.C.’s largest health union says today’s announcement by Health Minister Terry Lake is a “significant step” towards addressing the growing staffing crisis in residential care. “Our... Read More
There’s no fix to a growing crisis in seniors’ care or to the ongoing underfunding of B.C.’s health authorities in today’s pre-election B.C. budget, says the Hospital Employees’ Un... Read More
In the wake of a Seniors Advocate report showing over 90 per cent of the province’s senior care facilities are understaffed, HEU is calling for urgent action to stem the growing cr... Read More