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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
Earth Day: Much to celebrate, much left to do
Each year HEU celebrates and highlights the importance of Earth Day, which has been marked since the 1970s. This Earth Day, there is much to celebrate, and much left to accomplish....
April 22, 2017
Access denied: New CCPA report documents impact of 15 years of privatization and underfunding on seniors’ care
More than 15 years of underfunding, privatization and fragmentation of seniors’ care has left many seniors and their families struggling to access health services, according to a n...
March 30, 2017
Sale of Retirement Concepts to Anbang approved by federal, provincial regulators
The sale of B.C.’s largest private chain of care homes to an offshore private equity firm has been approved by the federal government and provincial health authorities. All of Reti...
March 23, 2017
World Water Day - March 22
CUPE newsletter: CUPE marks World Water Day Public water and wastewater services are vital to our lives and are fundamental human rights. These services are the foundation of safe...
March 21, 2017
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