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HEU has donated $5,000 to Oxfam-Canada to support relief efforts in Fiji in the aftermath of Cyclone Winston. Oxfam has been working to improve the quality of life for those displa...Read More
CUPE NATIONAL - Every year, workers around the world celebrate International Workers’ Day on May 1. CUPE and HEU recognize this day in solidarity with millions of workers around th...Read More
On April 28, HEU is joining with unions across the country to mark Canada’s National Day of Mourning, which remembers and honours workers killed, injured or disabled on the job, an...Read More
On April 20, the Municipal Pension Plan (MPP) announced changes to group benefits for retired members of the plan. These changes will come into effect on January 1, 2017. For more...Read More
Earlier this year, the Community Social Services Bargaining Association (CSSBA) reached a memorandum of agreement with the employers’ association, which could allow members in the...Read More
On March 3, the Labour Relations Board-appointed arbitrator Vince Ready made several key rulings that will help narrow the wage gap between the majority of 14,000 health care worke...Read More
On April 13 – International Day of Pink – wear a pink shirt to remember that positive actions make a difference and each one of us can make positive change to end homophobic and tr...Read More
Several HEU members representing the Gitxsan, Skidegate (Haida), Nisga’a and Stz’uminus nations recently joined together from across the province for the union’s second First Natio...Read More
After a week of sustained pressure to act on the growing crisis in seniors care, B.C. Health Minister Terry Lake has ordered a review of staffing guidelines in the province’s resid...Read More
On March 21, 1960, white South African police fired more than 700 shots at peaceful black demonstrators, who were protesting discriminatory “pass laws” in the Sharpeville Township...Read More