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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
The Hospital Employees’ Union is asking B.C.’s privacy commissioner Elizabeth Denham to launch an investigation into outsourced medical transcription services in the Lower Mainland... Read More
Community Living workers who support people with developmental disabilities at ten agencies in Victoria will be on strike Thursday, January 31.Read More
On January 9, Crossroads Treatment Centre Society announced plans to phase out its detox and addiction counselling programs over the next three to six months despite high demand fo... Read More
The closure of Kelowna's Crossroads Treatment Centre would leave an unacceptable gap in detox and addiction treatment services in the Okanagan, says the Hospital Employees' Union.... Read More
Workers at George Derby Centre, the veterans’ residential care facility in Burnaby, have had their lay-off notices rescinded after the George Derby Care Society board of directors... Read More
Note to HEU members: This is the statement to the media released earlier today by the Facilities Bargaining Association. Details of the tentative agreement will be posted to the we... Read More