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Members urged to stay safe as wildfire crisis continues, air quality plummets
As B.C.’s state of emergency remains in place due to the continuing wildfire crisis, the union is expressing its deep admiration and concern for all HEU members who are dealing wit...
August 4, 2017
HEU welcomes new members from Corrections Services
A recently negotiated Memorandum of Agreement between the union, the Facilities Bargaining Association, the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) and the Health Employers Ass...
August 1, 2017
Members urged to support striking Pacific Blue Cross workers
An ongoing labour dispute at Pacific Blue Cross has prompted CUPE Local 1816, the union representing locked out, unionized staff, to seek the support of HEU and its members. CUPE L...
July 31, 2017
HEU welcomes new premier’s picks to lead critical health files
Premier John Horgan announced his choices for his government’s cabinet on Tuesday, picking two of B.C.’s strongest public health care advocates to head the new government’s health...
July 21, 2017
HEU in solidarity with Pacific Blue Cross staff
The Hospital Employees’ Union is supporting members of CUPE Local 1816 in their collective bargaining dispute with Pacific Blue Cross (PBC) in Burnaby. Last month, PBC staff gave t...
July 14, 2017
HEU makes Red Cross donation to support Interior wildfire relief efforts
The Hospital Employees’ Union is making an immediate $25,000 donation to the Canadian Red Cross to help in relief efforts for thousands of British Columbians impacted by the Interi...
July 13, 2017
HEU commends members for supporting patients and residents during Interior wildfire crisis
The Hospital Employees’ Union is closely monitoring the Interior wildfires that led the provincial government to issue a state of emergency over the weekend, and is expressing its...
July 10, 2017
BC Libs a little late to the game in throne speech
In today’s throne speech – perhaps the last in their 16-year reign – the BC Liberal government tried to convince British Columbians that they would fix a health care system undermi...
June 22, 2017
HEU celebrates National Aboriginal Day on June 21
For more than two decades, Canadians have officially come together on June 21 – National Aboriginal Day – to celebrate the unique heritage, traditions and contributions First Natio...
June 21, 2017
HEU conference focuses on the struggle for equity and justice
Under the theme – Rising Together: Roots, Struggle, Strength – more than 120 HEU members gathered in Vancouver this week for the union’s 2017 Equity Conference. The union’s secreta...
June 2, 2017