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Why our 2007 Supreme Court victory on Bill 29 still matters
Ten years ago today, on June 8, 2007, HEU members scored a huge victory at the Supreme Court of Canada.
June 8, 2017
Seven members share stories from our latest conference
Read about the impact this week's equity conference had on members who attended their first-ever union education event.
June 2, 2017
Care Can’t Wait t-shirt day – Monday, April 10
For the past several months, HEU members have been campaigning hard though the union's Care Can't Wait campaign to improve the deteriorating working conditions in seniors' care. UP...
Selina Robinson on seniors’ care
The BC NDP opposition critic on seniors, Selina Robinson, sat down with the Guardian to talk about the state of residential care and what it means for seniors and the HEU members w...
January 9, 2017
Did you get your flu shot?
Besides rain, snow and frigid temperatures, the winter months also bring influenza season, usually from late November to the end of March. According to Canada’s Public Health Agenc...
December 14, 2016
Guardian: Government orders review of seniors' care staffing
The growing crisis in seniors’ care isn’t new. But after a week of sustained pressure in the media and the legislature in mid-April, B.C. Health Minister Terry Lake has ordered a r...
May 24, 2016
Guardian: Domestic violence is a workplace issue
We’ve known for a long time about the devastating impact of domestic violence on women and families. But until recently, researchers had not looked into its effects on the workplac...
May 22, 2016
Guardian: Ottawa to launch national inquiry
After years of public pressure and political debate, the federal government announced in early December that it would launch a National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous...
May 21, 2016
Urgent call out to health care workers in the Interior during wildfire evacuations
The Interior Health Authority has asked the Hospital Employees’ Union for urgent assistance in finding available staff to provide health services during the current wildfire crisis...
July 11, 2017
Join a Pride festivity in your community
In the coming months, British Columbians will be joining hundreds of others to celebrate Pride 2017. And we hope that HEU members will too. There’s much to celebrate! We’re pleased...
June 23, 2017
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