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The Vancouver Island Health Authority is cutting hours at south Island community labs, and ending home visits to collect blood and other lab specimens from the frail elderly and th... Read More
[Victoria, B.C.] Today, health care workers employed in housekeeping and food services rallied for a fair contract and better health care for a second day in a row, this time at Ro... Read More
[Vancouver, B.C.] Health care workers employed in housekeeping and food services by five multinational corporations rallied today at Vancouver General Hospital for a fair contract... Read More
[Burnaby, B.C.] The 43,000-member Hospital Employees’ Union says that the NDP’s commitment to bolstering standards of care for B.C.’s seniors is a move in the right direction.Read More
[BURNABY, B.C.] - The Hospital Employees’ Union is urging the B.C. Liberals to abandon last-minute legislation changing health care bargaining units. Bill 18 , the Health Authoriti... Read More
A move by the B.C. Liberal government to fundamentally change the way that workers are represented in the health sector was done without prior consultation, says the Hospital Emplo... Read More
The cost of outsourcing medical transcription services in the Lower Mainland has increased by an average of 26 per cent a year over the last five years, according to financial docu... Read More
[Burnaby, B.C.] Legislation introduced by the B.C. Liberal government this afternoon will limit the independence of a proposed new seniors’ advocate, says the Hospital Employees’ U... Read More
[VICTORIA, B.C.] The BC Liberals will balance their pre-election budget by making significant cuts to planned spending on front-line health care services and increasing MSP premium... Read More
An alarming backlog in transcribing and processing medical reports in the Lower Mainland is putting patient care at risk, says the Hospital Employees’ Union. The union has learned... Read More