Hospital Employees' Union

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The Hospital Employees’ Union is B.C.’s largest health care union. Our 43,000 members work in every area of health care, including community health and community social services. We work for public, non-profit, and private employers. And as the health care services division of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) in B.C., we are part of the largest union in Canada. Over the past six decades, HEU has made tremendous gains for health care workers in every area of their working lives, while improving the quality of care and support we all rely on.
August 27, 2014 |
Medicare covers everybody. Everybody benefits. But Medicare opponents are heading to court to try and dismantle it.
June 20, 2014 |
June 21 marks the day when Canadians come together to celebrate the unique heritage, traditions and contributions First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples bring to our country's culture.
April 28, 2014 |
Since 1985, the Canadian labour movement and allies have gathered together from coast to coast on the International Day of Mourning, to remember and honour workers injured or killed on the job.
April 9, 2014 |
The Hospital Employees' Union champions workers' rights and advocates for social equality. Today let's speak out against any form of bullying, harassment, discrimination, homophobia and transphobia.
March 7, 2014 |
On March 8, 1857, female garment workers in New York City took to the streets to demand better working conditions, a ten-hour day, and equal rights for women.
September 16, 2013 |
An arbitrator has ruled that a Parksville nurse was unjustly disciplined by her employer for speaking out on the state of seniors’ care at a public meeting last year.
August 2, 2013 |
Show your solidarity with the LGBT community, and your pride in the fight for a living wage for all B.C. workers.
March 13, 2013 |
Right now the Christy Clark Liberals are trying to pass legislation restructuring bargaining in the health sector.
February 27, 2013 |
Harassment and bullying have grown to disturbing proportions in our society, and it’s everyone’s responsibility to ensure our schools and workplaces are safe environments.
January 23, 2013 |
Hopefully the health authority will use this opportunity to work with health unions to develop programs that emphasize prevention and consultation rather than punishment and coercion.
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