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Proposed Registry changes miss the mark, says HEU
HEU says a change to the care aide registry proposed by the B.C. Ministry of Health could lead to added costs for care aides, while ignoring the challenging caring conditions that...
November 7, 2016
Friday's keynote message: "It's about empowerment. It's never about power."
Joan Phillip and Grand Chief Stewart Phillip We can’t sit back and allow another Liberal government to be elected in B.C. That was the message from Friday morning’s keynote speaker...
November 4, 2016
Horgan delivers passionate keynote address at HEU convention
BC NDP Leader John Horgan addresses HEU convention HEU delegates gave a warm and rowdy welcome to BC NDP Leader John Horgan late Thursday afternoon. And as Horgan sketched out his...
November 3, 2016
Delegates elect new Provincial Executive; re-elect Elkins and Bernardo
HEU delegates at 30th biennial convention At the union’s last convention, delegates passed a resolution to change the order in which the Provincial Executive (P.E.) elections take...
November 2, 2016
We don’t back down from a fight, Whiteside tells HEU delegates
HEU's secretary-business manager, Jennifer Whiteside's inaugural speech to convention delegates In her inaugural speech to convention as HEU’s secretary-business manager, Jennifer...
November 1, 2016
HEU Day October 13 is a celebration of health care workers’ diversity, unity and solidarity
With 46,000 members working in all areas of the health care system – acute care hospitals, residential care facilities, community group homes, outpatient clinics and medical labs,...
October 12, 2016
Union’s 2016 convention kicks off with energy, enthusiasm and solidarity
HEU’s 30 th biennial convention kicked off Monday morning at Vancouver’s Hyatt Regency Hotel, as more than 600 delegates raised their voices in song – and joined in a rousing music...
October 31, 2016
Children of residential schools remembered on Orange Shirt Day – September 30
Today, September 30, HEU will join with Canadians from coast to coast to recognize Orange Shirt Day: Every Child Matters. September 30 is a day to remember the atrocious treatment...
September 30, 2016
Two important convention deadlines quickly approaching
As the union gears up for its 30 th Biennial Convention, held this fall at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver, there’s an opportunity for HEU members to nominate their colleagues for spec...
August 11, 2016
MoveUP to hold information demonstrations at four hospitals
MoveUP will be holding information demonstrations on Wednesday and Thursday this week in support of striking workers employed by the BC Nurses. Please note that this will not preve...
August 2, 2016