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Yesterday’s announcement by Interior Health Authority (IHA) chief executive officer Chris Mazurkewich that a decision on contracting out hospital laundry services has been further... Read More
The Interior Health Authority (IHA) has failed to establish a valid business case for privatizing hospital laundry services, according to a Simon Fraser University economist. SFU S... Read More
The long-standing struggle to secure a fair collective agreement for health care workers at New Horizons Care home in Campbell River is not yet over, although job action has been a... Read More
The long-standing struggle to secure a fair collective agreement for health care workers at Sunridge Place in Duncan is not yet over, although job action has been averted. On June... Read More
Escalating laundry privatization costs in the Lower Mainland should raise warning flags about a similar scheme being floated in the Interior Health Authority, says the Hospital Emp... Read More
VICTORIA – The voices of 12,423 British Columbians were heard at the provincial legislature this morning with the tabling of a petition calling on government to halt the Interior H... Read More
Nearly 12,000 British Columbians have signed a petition calling on the provincial government to cancel plans by the Interior Health Authority to privatize hospital laundry services... Read More
The Hospital Employees’ Union announced today that Jennifer Whiteside will take over as the union’s secretary-business manager, effective immediately. She succeeds Bonnie Pearson w... Read More
VANCOUVER – Today marks the first anniversary of a decade-long, $36 billion cut to health care transfers to the provinces by Stephen Harper’s conservative government. That’s why HE... Read More
Staff at a Surrey long-term care facility, and cleaners in Vancouver Coastal Health hospitals, have been given layoff notices by their corporate employers. The Ahmon Group has told... Read More