Events

RISING TOGETHER: WOMEN FOR A JUST ECONOMY Taking Stock & Resetting the Frame Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. PST An Invitation to a cross-country webinar from the Equal Pay Coalition On behalf of the Equal Pay Coalition and Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women (CRIAW), through the financial support of the Atkinson Foundation and Canadian Women's...

HSA Unions Confronting White Supremacy Virtual Workshop Last month Health Minister Adrian Dix reported on racist actions of healthcare workers. HSA strongly condemns these actions and has made a commitment to provide access to educational opportunities on anti-racist issues. HSA has completed a survey that explored experiences of discrimination at work by racialized members and the results will be made...

URGENT QUESTION ABOUT COVID-19 RESPONSE AT YOUR WORKSITE? E-MAIL @email or call 1-604-549-5168. E-MAIL AND THE PHONE LINE ARE BEING MONITORED BY LABOUR RELATIONS EXPERTS 8:30 am to 5:00 pm MONDAY TO FRIDAY. B.C.’s health care system is on heightened alert to contain and slow the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. The BC Centre for Disease Control reports the...

Upcoming HSA Workshops and Trainings: Basic Steward Training Supervisors in the Union Registration Information: Stewards may register by logging into My Events Registration . Workshops are listed under Steward Education events. Basic Steward Training (3 days) Stewards play a vital role in the union. Particularly important is the steward's role in contract interpretation, organizing and the grievance procedure. In recognition...

UPDATED APRIL 15 URGENT QUESTION ABOUT COVID-19 RESPONSE AT YOUR WORKSITE? EMAIL @email or call 1-604-549-5168 . E-mail and the phone line are being monitored by labour relations experts 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily, including weekends. ***NOTE: THIS HOTLINE IS AVAILABLE TO ADDRESS IMMEDIATE CONCERNS ABOUT MEMBERS' SAFETY AND ISSUES ARISING FROM COVID-19 OPERATIONS AT WORK. INFORMATION FOR HSA...

Preparations for HSA’s annual convention, where delegates representing members from throughout the province set goals, debate policies, and recommend actions for the union and its members to carry out for the year, are already underway. The deadline for submitting resolutions is Tuesday, January 28, 2020. All resolutions must be voted on at local union chapters. HSA chapter meetings will be...

HSA SOCIAL JUSTICE DAY WORKSHOP DATE: Thursday, February 20, 2020 TIME: 8:30am – 4:00pm PLACE: HSA Head Office - 180 East Columbia St. New Westminster, BC The Committee on Equality and Social Action invite you to a workshop to explore different aspects of the Climate Emergency. Our guests include, Andrew Williamson, Producer; Lilah Williamson, Sutainabiliteens/Metro Vancouver’s Climate Stikers, Peter McCarntey...

PREVENTION OF VIOLENCE IN THE WORKPLACE All workers have a right to a safe work environment. Unions have a significant role to play in ensuring that our workplaces are safe. Workplace violence can take the form of physical aggression such as hitting, biting or kicking. It also includes verbal threats, swearing, name-calling and bullying. Violence is not part of anyone’s...

HSA Basic Steward/OH&S Training Dates 2020 Registration Information: Stewards may register by logging into My Events Registration . Workshops are listed under Steward Education events. Basic Steward Training (3 days) Stewards play a vital role in the union. Particularly important is the steward's role in contract interpretation, organizing and the grievance procedure. In recognition of the need for educating new...

SOLIDARITY INCLUDES EVERYONE: TRANSGENDER PEOPLE AND YOUR UNION DATE: Monday, November 18, 2019 TIME: 8:30 am to 4:00 pm LOCATION: HSA Head Office - 180 East Columbia Street, New Westminster, BC This is an awareness-raising day-long workshop on the challenges facing trans workers in communities, workplaces, and unions. We will explore how unions can work to end discrimination and support...