2012: News Archive

Hospital pharmacists across BC are protesting a surprise unilateral announcement rolling back their wages and aggravating a critical recruitment and retention crisis. HSA Executive Director Jeanne Meyers said the union has taken immediate action to try to stop the planned wage rollback. -Weve filed a policy grievance calling on the Health Employers Association of B.C. (HEABC) to cease and desist,"...

Vancouver Sun

Nanaimo Daily News

Times Colonist

The Vancouver Sun

HEABC served notice last week that it plans to eliminate a market adjustment for pharmacists effective April 1, 2012. The market adjustment, introduced to address chronic issues of recruitment and retention, has effectively stemmed the flow of pharmacists away from hospitals in British Columbia since 2006. -HEABCs notice to cut pharmacists wages by 9 to 14 per cent is short-sighted...

The next HSA Annual Convention will take place April 19-21, 2012 at the Westin Bayshore Hotel in Vancouver. All HSA members are welcome to attend and speak at the convention. However, only delegates have the right to vote. For chapters with 49 or fewer members, the HSA chief steward is the sole delegate. If the chief steward is not attending...

HSA members will soon be preparing for the 2012 HSA Convention, to be held April 19, 20, and 21, 2012 at the Westin Bayshore Hotel in Vancouver. Conventions are the unions annual meeting where chapters from around the province determine the future direction of the union. Policies, actions, constitutional amendments, structural changes are all discussed and debated at convention. Members...