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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
Despite critical needs to invest in seniors’ care, upgrade health infrastructure, and address hospital overcrowding, the provincial government has tabled another budget that shortc... Read More
The Interior Health Authority will issue bid documents later this week that could result in the loss of in-house hospital laundry services along with 175 family-supporting jobs in... Read More
The Hospital Employees’ Union has joined the Better Transit and Transportation Coalition advocating for a ‘yes’ vote in the upcoming referendum. “We believe that the more we can do... Read More
[BURNABY,BC] – More than 230 Inglewood Care Centre staff will lose their jobs this spring because CareCorp – the company subcontracted to provide resident care and support at the n... Read More
The 46,000-member Hospital Employees’ Union today announced its support for Irene Lanzinger in her bid to become the first woman to lead the B.C. Federation of Labour as its presid... Read More
More than half don’t have time to meet residents’ care needs 83 per cent have been victims of violence or aggression [BURNABY] Nearly three-quarters (73.3 per cent) of B.C.'s care... Read More
B.C. Fed news release: Vancouver – B.C. public sector unions are sending a message to the Premier that they stand in solidarity with B.C. teachers and are urging her to accept the... Read More