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.
November 11, 2016 |
The Supreme Court has ruled that the B.C. government violated the constitutional right of teachers to negotiate class size and composition.
May 24, 2016 |
Extra-billing in Ontario, private MRIs in Saskatchewan and user-fees in Quebec are all violations of the Canada Health Act. And more violations are on the horizon.
March 31, 2016 |
The Hospital Employees Union is calling on the federal Liberal government to honour its 2015 election commitments to bring back a national health accord in partnership with B.C. and other provinces.
March 2, 2016 |
Patients and surgical teams rely on timely, sterile linens. Privatizing a public, in-house hospital service that the Interior Health Authority admits is running efficiently doesn't make sense.
February 18, 2016 |
There is no commitment in the BC budget to improve staffing levels or to take other actions which would provide a more dignified standard of care for B.C. seniors requiring residential care services.
January 15, 2016 |
The Supreme Court of Canada is hearing a case that could make it easier for women who contract breast cancer on the job to receive Workers Compensation benefits.
January 8, 2016 |
In January, the federal government is meeting with the health ministers of the provinces and territories in Vancouver to discuss a new national agreement. Take action now!
December 18, 2015 |
Too many workers in Canada don't have permanent, full-time employment that provides a decent living.
December 9, 2015 |
Since 1950 activists around the globe use this day as a reminder of the immense work still required to secure human rights protections for all citizens of the world.
November 25, 2015 |
The Interior Health Authority (IHA) has failed to establish a valid business case for privatizing hospital laundry services, according to a Simon Fraser University economist. - See more at: http://www
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