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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
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