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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
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
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination – March 21
In recent months, the issue of race and racism has occupied media headlines here and in other parts of the world. Hate crimes, violence and racial profiling – based on religion and...
March 21, 2017
HEU marks Pink Shirt Day to raise awareness about bullying and harassment – February 22
HEU members have participated in Pink Shirt Day, since its inception a decade ago, by wearing items of pink clothing. The day is part of a national solidarity protest against haras...
February 21, 2017
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