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New Island Health travel reimbursement policy violates HSPBA Contract

January 15, 2018
New Island Health travel reimbursement policy violates HSPBA contractPolicy raises barriers to reimbursement of work-related expenses 

Guatemalan women’s organizations to be featured in March 2018 learning delegation led by CoDev Canada

January 3, 2018
CoDevelopment Canada (CoDev), a BC-based non-governmental organization working for social change in the Americas, is inviting interested HSA members to travel with a learning delegation to Guatemala in March 2018 to meet with some of CoDev’s partner organizations supporting women in Guatemala, who face enormous economic and social challenges. The ten-day delegation is scheduled for March 17 to 26. Participants are responsible for their own costs, estimated at $1300 to $1570, plus airfare. Applications are open until January 30, 2018.

2018 HSA OH&S Conference - Save the Date! June 4-6, 2018

December 21, 2017
2018 HSA OH&S Conference Save the Date!   Hello all HSA Stewards, EDMP reps, and JOHS Committee reps!

Nominations Now Open for HSA Board of Director Elections

December 18, 2017
 Nominations Now Open for HSA Board of Director Elections Nominations are now open for regional director elections in Regions 2, 4, 6, 8 and 10.  This is an excellent opportunity for members to contribute to the leadership of the union and to represent the interest of other members. HSA’s Board of Directors is comprised of 10 regional directors elected by members in the regions, and the president, who is elected every two years by delegates to the union’s convention.

HSA Social Justice Day Workshop - February 19, 2018

December 14, 2017
  Social Justice Day – a one-day workshop  

HSA Region 1 Supervisors in the Union Workshop - In Nanaimo

November 9, 2017
HSA Region 1 Supervisors! You are invited to an HSA Supervisors in the union workshop in Nanaimo DATE:  Thursday, November 30, 2017TIME:  9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (breakfast served at 8:30 am)PLACE:  Best Western Dorchester Hotel - 70 Church Street, NanaimoROOM:  Stratford Room  Summary:

Survey on precarious work in the community social services sector

November 8, 2017
Are you affected by precarious work – employment that is insecure, unprotected, lacking in regular work and/or benefits, and that cannot support a family?   Your union – Health Sciences Association of BC (HSA) -- , the Community Social Services Bargaining Association (CSSBA), and the Community Social Services Employers’ Association (CSSEA) are working together to study the extent of precarious work in your sector.  

ADDITIONAL DATE ADDED - HSA Advanced Course - Chief Steward Training - November 21, 2017

October 31, 2017
HSA Advanced Courses:  Chief Steward Training    Chief and Assistant Chief Steward Training Objective

Regions 1 and 2 - Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace Workshop - Victoria February 13, 2018

October 31, 2017
REGIONS 1 and 2 HSA Welcomes you to Register for a Workshop on Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace  

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