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HEU members unite to celebrate International Women’s Day – March 8
Every March 8, HEU links hands with the global community to celebrate women’s achievements and advocate for women’s social, economic and political equality in our workplaces, at th...
March 8, 2017
Government announces modest “dividend” for public sector workers
Economic Stability Dividend (ESD) provisions that were included in collective agreements covering more than 250,000 public sector workers will provide an additional 0.35 per cent w...
December 13, 2016
Celebrating diversity around the world on Human Rights Day
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...
December 10, 2016
Nationwide call for action to end violence against women – December 6
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...
December 6, 2016
HEU recognizes International Day for Persons with Disabilities – December 3
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...
December 3, 2016
We Are One rally at Peace Arch on April 2 at 2 p.m.
International solidarity event will bring trade unionists from B.C., Washington, Oregon together to support workers’ rights in wake of Wisconsin’s anti-labour legislation
March 17, 2011
HEU recognizes International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia
Since 2005, HEU’s Pink Triangle Standing Committee has recognized the International Day Against Homophobia – May 17 – as part of its member and community outreach. May 17 is an opp...
May 17, 2017
Celebrating HEU nurses during National Nursing Week
Nurses are a critical part of the patient care team. In honour of National Nursing Week – May 8-14 – we salute all HEU nurses for the dedicated professionalism and extraordinary ca...
May 8, 2017
May 1 Day of Solidarity with HEU contracted support workers
On May 1 – International Workers’ Day – HEU is holding a Day of Solidarity to show the union’s support for the more than 4,000 contracted housekeeping and dietary staff who are cur...
May 1, 2017
Earth Day: there's much to celebrate, but also still much to do
Each year, HEU celebrates and highlights the importance of Earth Day, which has been marked since the 1970s. This Earth Day, there’s much to celebrate, but there’s also still much...
April 22, 2017
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