2005: News Archive

EB05-05 HSA is offering an extra two-day basic OH&S steward workshop this spring on: Dates: May 9 and 10, 2005 Location: HSA office, 300 - 5118 Joyce Street, Vancouver Occupational health and safety issues are very important to HSA members. OH&S stewards have a vital role in promoting a safe work environment and helping to prevent injuries. These workshops will...

BL10031 All Health Sciences Association members who work in the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority and are covered by the Paramedical Professional Bargaining Association and Nurses Bargaining Association collective agreements will benefit from agreements reached to develop single seniority lists for each of the bargaining associations. -This is a very significant breakthrough, as HSA has been trying for several rounds of...

BL10031 All Health Sciences Association members who work in the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority and are covered by the Paramedical Professional Bargaining Association and Nurses Bargaining Association collective agreements will benefit from agreements reached to develop single seniority lists for each of the bargaining associations. -This is a very significant breakthrough, as HSA has been trying for several rounds of...

Subject: HSA Reacts to Government Announcement on Health Workers The Health Sciences Association says today's government announcement that it will expand a program to track health and safety incidents is not enough to ensure health care workers are safe in their workplaces. "Today's announcement to complete a system to track health and safety incidents by computer is a fine project...

Subject: HSA Reacts to Government Announcement on Health Workers The Health Sciences Association says today's government announcement that it will expand a program to track health and safety incidents is not enough to ensure health care workers are safe in their workplaces. "Today's announcement to complete a system to track health and safety incidents by computer is a fine project...

BL10021 HSA members have reacted with shock to this week's violent and deadly attack on HSA member David Bland, a recreation therapist with the Richmond Mental Services Health Team. "On behalf of HSA, I extend condolences to David's family, friends and co-workers. Words cannot express the sorrow we all are feeling at losing a member of our team, particularly under...

Without an adequate supply of skilled health professionals to operate medical equipment, Canadians access to critical medical imaging technologies will continue to be hampered, says Cindy Stewart, Co-Chair of the Canadian Health Professionals Secretariat (CHPS) and President of the Health Sciences Association of BC (HSABC/NUPGE). Stewarts comments follow the release of a report today by the Canadian Institute for Health...

BL10019 Information meetings for HSA members about discussions between the Paramedical Professional Bargaining Association and the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority on a single seniority list have been scheduled as follows: DATE TIME LOCATION Tuesday, January 18 5pm to 7pm Richmond Inn Minoru Ballroom B 7551 Westminster Highway Richmond Wednesday, January 19 5pm to 7pm Holiday Inn North Vancouver Grouse &...

BL10017 The Vancouver Coastal Health Authority and Paramedical Professional Bargaining Association have begun discussions aimed at achieving a single seniority list for all employees in the health authority, which would come into effect in early 2006. -For the past several rounds of bargaining with HEABC, HSA has advocated a seniority list that allows HSA members increased opportunities for jobs with...