Bulletins

HSA has contracted with Viewpoints Research to conduct a survey to find out more about how HSA members feel about how their union responds to concerns and communicates important information. A representative sample of members across the province will be selected randomly and contacted by telephone. Your feedback is important. Note that this is one of many opportunities allowing members...

On October 19, HSA members will help elect a new federal government. Members are encouraged to vote for candidates who support public services, and the people who deliver them. Many members have asked whether they get time off to vote. Election Day: Monday October 19 Voting times: 7:00 am - 7:00 pm (Pacific Time) 7:30 am - 7:30 pm (Mountain...

The Canadian Labour Congress and local labour councils around the province are organizing more opportunities for union members to canvass for federal election candidates. This is a great way to get involved in the election. Join members from other unions for a few hours to talk with people in your community, and help elect the candidate labour is supporting in...

Move to silence RPNs violates Articles of Association ordered by Labour Relations Board HSA today launched action on behalf of RPNs who are being excluded from BCNU-led negotiations for a new contract. HSA is making application to the Labour Relations Board for an order that bargaining not take place until RPNs are fully represented by HSA negotiators. HSA RPN members...

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Want to get involved in the federal election? The Canadian Labour Congress and local labour councils around the province are organizing union members to get out and canvass for candidates. Join members from other unions for a few hours to talk with people in your community, and help elect the candidate labour is supporting in your area. Interested members should...

Earlier this summer, unions belonging to the Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association reached a settlement agreement in principle with respect to outstanding grievances about 37.5 hour work week process at Vancouver Coastal Health Authority. As a result of this agreement in principle, schedules will not change, but grievors will receive one of two different possible settlements: A bank of three...

Celebrate Labour Day in your community Campbell River Courtenay DLC PicnicHalbe Hall8369 North Island HwyBlack Creek BCMonday, September 712:00 noon - 4:00 pmContact: Campbell River Courtenay DLC250-287-3854 East Kootenay DLC PicnicRotary ParkCranbrook BCMonday, September 711:00 am - 4:00 pmContact: East Kootenay DLC250-426-2670 @email Fraser Valley LC and United Way PicnicMill Lake Park(Bevan Street Entrance)Abbotsford BCMonday, September 711:00 am - 2:30...

Over the last month the employer and HSA, on behalf of the Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association (HSPBA), have met with members at the PHSA lab sites to review the employer’s draft organizational chart and to discuss the impact on members of the PHSA lab redesign. The union and the employer have encouraged employees to provide written comments and concerns...

Does your organization promote and protect trade union, human, or women’s rights? Are you working to eliminate inequalities in society and the workplace? Are you fighting for universal health care and the elimination of poverty or the promotion and protection of a health environment?If so, HSA’s Committee on Equality and Social Action may be able to help.A percentage of members’...

March with the HSA and other labour unions as part of the Multi-Union Pride group in the Vancouver Pride Parade on Sunday, August 2, 2015. Arrive between 12 and 12:30 pm Marching is open to all HSA members, their families and friends. Participants must arrive at the float and marching group staging area on the north side of Alberni Street...