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BC Federation of labour lobby

HSA REPORT MAGAZINE, APRIL 2016

Report on B.C. Federation of Labour Lobby in Victoria March 7 and 8, 2016

BY ANNE DAVIS, DIRECTOR, REGION 1

The BC Federation of Labour's annual government lobby day was scheduled for International Women's Day this year. So it was decided that it should be carried out by the Women's Rights Committee.

PHSA Lab Redesign update: Job Fair proceeds February 3 and 4

As a result of the Section 54 issued in February of 2015, the PHSA laboratory redesign will now be proceeding, starting with a Phase One job fair February 3 and 4, 2016.

If you are not available February 3 or 4 please ensure that you speak with PHSA redesign and your HSA LRO.

On January 25, 2016, PHSA issued a memo and a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document. In addition, a seniority list was posted.

Change at the top

HSA REPORT MAGAZINE, DECEMBER 2015

On October 19th, Canadians soundly rejected the Harper Conservatives' refusal to provide federal leadership on health care.

Instead, we elected a majority Liberal government which made important promises during the election campaign to improve Canada's public health care system.

Vaccinate or mask policy continues in BC for flu season

With flu season around the corner, HSA members are reminded of the provincial influenza control policy in effect in BC.

In spite of changes in other provinces, the flu prevention policy in BC has not changed, and health care workers who choose not to be vaccinated have options available to them, including wearing a surgical mask.

Health care workers must report their vaccination status confidentially through an on-line form.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

HSA promotes professions in province-wide ad campaign

Last week, HSA launched a series of radio ads designed to promote the work of our diverse professions.

The series of five ads, broadcasting on radio stations across the province for the next six weeks, demonstrate how our many professions connect to each other, and how we connect the public to modern health care.

You can listen to the ads here:

HSA promotes professions in province-wide ad campaign

On Tuesday, HSA launched a new series of ads designed to promote the work of our diverse professions.

The series of five ads, appearing on radio stations across the province for the next six weeks, demonstrate how our many professions connect to each other, and how we connect the public to modern health care.

You can listen to the ads here:

RPNs share their stories in new HSA video

Last month over 50 RPNs from around BC came together for the RPN Summit on Workplace Violence at the HSA Head Office.
 
Today, we’re releasing a video featuring HSA RPN members as they share their experiences with violence in the workplace.