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You’re invited: HSA President candidate forum April 13

HSA members are invited to join an online forum Thursday, April 13 to meet candidates for HSA President.

Delegates to the union’s 52nd annual convention April 19-21 are eligible to vote in the election for president. The election is scheduled for Friday, April 21.

The forum, hosted by the union’s Elections Committee, is an opportunity to hear from and ask questions to nominated candidates.

HSPBA Contract: HSA Pushing Employer to Address Delays in Pay Increases

HSA has investigated reports from members that revised wages negotiated under the 2022-2025 collective agreement have not yet been reflected on pay cheques.

We are told that due to delays by HEABC in supplying information to health authorities, health authorities have not been able to update their payroll systems.

CSS Members Vote in Favour of New Collective Agreement

CSS Members Vote in Favour of New Collective Agreement

Members in the Community Social Services Bargaining Association (CSSBA) voted 95% in favour of the tentative agreement reached with the employers represented by the Community Social Services Employer’s Association (CSSEA).

This was one of the longest rounds of negotiations in the history of this sector and we thank each member of the bargaining unit who took the time to vote and stayed engaged throughout this process.

Vancouver General Hospital HSA Chapter Meeting Occupational Health & Safety

Join our HSA stewards and special guests to learn about Safety @ Work!

Please join us on Friday March 31st from 12-1pm for a VGH chapter meeting with special guests President Kane Tse and OH&S LROs Mike Wisla and Farzad Kasad. 

We will be fortunate to receive a presentation focusing on occupational health and safety trends, the presumptive coverage campaign, and reporting safety incidents.

The knowledge gained at this chapter meeting will be useful for supporting healthy workplaces. 

CBA members to receive maximum wage increase this year

CBA members to receive maximum wage increase this year
Inflation-protection measures negotiated in new agreement will trigger 6.75% increase

New inflation figures released yesterday confirm that the maximum wage protections in the CBA collective agreement will be triggered, and members will receive the full 6.75% wage increase starting April 1, 2023.

HSA Nurses Eligible for College Fee Reimbursement - Apply to HSA by June 30, 2023

HSA’s Registered Psychiatric Nurses and Registered Nurses are eligible for partial reimbursement of fees paid to the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) in 2023

The rate of reimbursement has been set at $215 per member.

To claim for partial reimbursement of your fees, scan and send your receipt for fees paid to the BCCNM to Please include your name, worksite, mailing address, and current personal email address.

Time To Vote: CSS 2022-25 Tentative Agreement Ratification

Voting Open

It’s time to vote on your new tentative agreement!

Online voting is now open to all CSS members, and closes at 4:00 PM Pacific on Monday, March 27th 2023

To cast your ballot, you’ll need voting credentials provided by HSA. This personal ID and unique password was emailed out by our secure elections supplier Simply Voting on March 20th.