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HEU welcomes new premier’s picks to lead critical health files
Premier John Horgan announced his choices for his government’s cabinet on Tuesday, picking two of B.C.’s strongest public health care advocates to head the new government’s health...
July 21, 2017
HEU conference focuses on the struggle for equity and justice
Under the theme – Rising Together: Roots, Struggle, Strength – more than 120 HEU members gathered in Vancouver this week for the union’s 2017 Equity Conference. The union’s secreta...
June 2, 2017
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 condemns white supremacist violence and racist hate mongering
The Hospital Employees’ Union is joining its national union, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), and its 650,000 members across Canada, in refusing to stay silent in the...
August 17, 2017
Members urged to stay safe as wildfire crisis continues, air quality plummets
As B.C.’s state of emergency remains in place due to the continuing wildfire crisis, the union is expressing its deep admiration and concern for all HEU members who are dealing wit...
August 4, 2017
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