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Last week, B.C. arbitrator Irene Holden ruled in favour of the Hospital Employees’ Union in a policy grievance the union filed against a private care provider, citing collective ag...Read More
Since 1950 – when the United Nations declared December 10 as International Human Rights Day – activists around the globe use this day as a reminder of the immense work still requir...Read More
More than 25 year ago, Canadians were devastated by the biggest mass killing of women in our nation’s history. It was December 6, when a lone gunman entered l’École Polytechnique d...Read More
Today, people around the world are recognizing the International Day for Persons with Disabilities – a day that was established by the United Nations (UN) to create awareness, unde...Read More
World AIDS Day on December 1 is an opportunity for nations to review international statistics, current issues and trends, rates of infection, innovative treatments, research fundin...Read More
In the wake of media reports this week about a planned takeover of Retirement Concepts by the Chinese insurance company Anbang, the Hospital Employees’ Union is opposing the sale a...Read More
Since 2011, the Hospital Employees’ Union has negotiated agreements with the Fraser Health Authority facilitating the education and training of Pharmacy Assistants to transition as...Read More
Following 20 months of discussions between the Hospital Employees’ Union, St. Joseph’s General Hospital and Island Health, agreements were reached on November 18 that will protect...Read More
Transgender Day of Remembrance is observed on November 20 to recognize and honour members of the trans community, who have been murdered or assaulted for expressing their gender ch...Read More
Supreme Court of Canada Canada’s highest court has ruled that the B.C. government violated the constitutional right of teachers to negotiate class size and composition, overturning...Read More