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Darcy to step down as HEU’s chief negotiator to seek public office
Hospital Employees’ Union secretary-business manager Judy Darcy is stepping down from her position as the union’s chief negotiator and spokesperson, a job she’s held since 2005. Sh...
September 8, 2011
Contract ratified by 87 per cent vote by workers at The Hamlets
Health care workers – represented by the Hospital Employees’ Union – voted 87 per cent in favour of ratifying a three-year contract with H&H Total Care Services Inc., the operator...
July 15, 2011
Tentative agreement will protect care and services at The Hamlets at Penticton
The Hospital Employees’ Union has reached a tentative agreement with the operator of The Hamlets at Penticton which will protect continuity of care for seniors at the Duncan Avenue...
July 8, 2011
HEU calls on health authority to audit Penticton care facility
The Hospital Employees' Union is calling on the Interior Health Authority to audit the books of a for-profit Penticton care facility that is threatening to lay off 60 care staff an...
June 2, 2011
VIHA changes contractors, unleashes new round of layoffs
The Hospital Employees’ Union has learned that the Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA) is set to announce that it is changing its housekeeping and food services contractor at...
March 31, 2011
HEU urges de Jong to adopt comprehensive approach to health portfolio
The Hospital Employees’ Union says B.C.’s new health minister should adopt a comprehensive approach to the challenges facing the province’s health care system. HEU secretary-busine...
March 15, 2011
Action needed to improve access to info on residential care facilities
The Hospital Employees’ Union is urging premier-designate Christy Clark to act on key recommendations made over a year ago by the province’s Ombudsperson that would assist families...
March 11, 2011
HEU questions reported staffing levels at Pine Grove Care Centre
The Hospital Employees’ Union is raising questions about discrepancies in the number of care hours that Park Place Seniors Living claims it provides to residents at Pine Grove Care...
March 3, 2011
HEU demands audit of Pine Grove Care Centre
The Hospital Employees’ Union is demanding that the Interior Health Authority audit the finances of the Pine Grove Care Centre in Kamloops to determine how their public funding is...
February 28, 2011
Health care: Status quo budget entrenches unfair measures that target seniors, families and workers
Stats show B.C.’s investment in the health care of its citizens has fallen below the national average, putting future health outcomes at risk
February 15, 2011