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HSA election campaign school

February 6, 2007
Do you want to work to elect representatives in the coming federal election who will support public health care and community social services, and who respect the work that HSA members perform?  Have you ever considered running for elected office yourself?  If your answer to one or both of these questions is -Yes!" (or even just -Maybe"), then HSAs non-partisan campaign school is for you. CAMPAIGN SCHOOL DATES:March 12 & 13, 2007

HSA members there every step of the way towards recovery

February 1, 2007
The Report: February / March 2007 vol.28 num.1 by CAROLE PEARSON

Early intervention program for return to work to be implemented in Nurses Bargaining Association

February 1, 2007
As provided under the Nurses Bargaining Association collective agreement, an Early Intervention Program (EIP) is to be implemented effective February 12, 2007. The purpose of the EIP is to facilitate pro-active, appropriate and customized programs to assist workers who are off work due to injury or illness to successfully return to work.

Child life specialist brings magic touch to help sick children

February 1, 2007
The Report: February / March 2007 vol.28 num.1 by YUKIE KURAHASHI

When should a steward consult a labour relations officer?

February 1, 2007
The Report: February / March 2007 vol.28 num.1 by JULIO TRUJILLO

A conversation worth having

February 1, 2007
The Report: February / March 2007 vol.28 num.1 by CINDY STEWART

Retirement planning: Municipal Pension Plan seminars scheduled

January 31, 2007
The Municipal Pension Plan is hosting retirement seminars in the coming months at various locations throughout B.C. Who can attend?All plan members are welcome, including those receiving long-term disability (LTD) benefits. There is no charge to attend and guests and spouses are invited.

Rally for public heatlh care coincides with opening of 'Conversation on Health'

January 31, 2007
The B.C. Health Coalition will mark the first public forum in the 'Conversation on Health' with a rally for public health care in Kamloops this weekend. Speakers will include Anita Strong, Chair, Council of Canadians - Kamloops chapter; Deb Ducharme, BC Nurses' Union, and Fred Muzin, Hospital Employees' Union. Date: Saturday, February 3, 2007Time: 8 a.m. (hot coffee served from 7:30 a.m.)Place: Coast Canadian Inn, 339 St. Paul's Place, Kamloops

Register by Feb. 9 for 'Conversation' in Burnaby

January 31, 2007
The provincial government has announced the dates for the regional forums on health care. In Burnaby, the forum will be held March 24 at the Executive Hotel and Conference Centre, 4201 Lougheed Highway. Deadline for registration for the forum in Burnaby is February 9. Health care professionals have been barred from participating in the public forums, but are encouraged to participate in 'professional forums.'  In Burnaby, the 'professional' forum is scheduled for March 23.

Register by Feb. 2 for 'Conversation' forum in Prince George

January 31, 2007
The provincial government has announced the dates for the regional forums on health care. In Prince George, the forum will be held March 17 at the Coast Inn of the North. Deadline for registration for the forum in Prince George is February 2. Health care professionals have been barred from participating in the public forums, but are encouraged to participate in 'professional forums.'  In Chilliwack, the 'professional' forum is scheduled for March 16.