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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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
HEU members are well aware that health care workers have one of the highest injury rates of all occupations. According to WorkSafeBC’s October 2016 stats, there were 145,803 worker...Read More
HEU’s 2017 Equity Conference will take place May 30 to June 1 at Vancouver’s Hyatt Regency Hotel. Under the theme – Rising Together: Roots, Struggle, Strength – conference particip...Read More
HEU 2016 convention This fall, more than 650 delegates from HEU locals will gather at Vancouver’s Hyatt Regency Hotel for the union’s 2016 convention, under the theme Member voices...Read More
Stephanie Ball “Youth workers are often seen as glorified babysitters, but we’re so much more,” says HEU’s Stephanie Ball of BeConnected Support Services (Becon local) in Victoria....Read More