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Decolonization Level 2 Workshop - Virtual & In-person dates

March 23, 2022
Decolonization – Level 2 Communication and Land Acknowledgement An HSA Diversity Workshop   HSA is pleased to offer one of two options for this workshop: DATES: Thursday, August 11, 2022 - Virtual via WebEx               Tuesday, August 16, 2022 - In-person at HSA Office TIME: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm

CSS Bargaining Update – Looking to tell your stories

March 22, 2022
The Community Social Services Bargaining Association is continuing to meet with the employers’ association.   The Bargaining Committee is pushing to achieve the non-monetary priorities that members identified as important measures to address the challenges in the community social services sector.   By the end of last week, the Committee had tabled all non-monetary topics and interests for consideration. In-depth discussions of these critical issues will continue this week on these critical issues and there are several days of negotiations scheduled.  

HSPBA Bargaining Update – Initial Round of Talks Complete

March 15, 2022
The HSPBA Bargaining Committee has concluded the initial round of discussions with the Health Employers Association of BC (HEABC), which began March 3.   To date, the Committee has tabled language in three areas:

CSS Bargaining Update – Five Weeks in

March 8, 2022
Last week was week five of negotiations between the Community Social Services Bargaining Association (CSSBA) and the Community Social Services Employers' Association (CSSEA).   Negotiations opened on Tuesday, March 1st by recognizing that March is Community Social Services Month, a time to honour and reflect on the important work that community social service professionals do for our social safety net and for communities.  

HSPBA Bargaining Update – Negotiations Begin

March 3, 2022
Bargaining for the new Health Science Professional collective agreement has begun.

Virtual Basic Steward Training - March 28-30, 2022

February 24, 2022
Virtual Basic Steward Training  Registration Information: Stewards may register by logging into My Events Registration. Workshops are listed under Steward Education events.   Virtual Basic Steward Training (three days in series)

Decolonization Two Day Virtual Workshop

February 22, 2022
HSA is pleased to offer another opportunity to attend this two-day workshop!  DATES:            April 5 & 6, 2022TIME:               9:00 am to 4:30 pmLOCATION:      Virtual – WebEx details to follow

Three Candidates declared in election for Region 4 Representative on HSA Board of Directors; Online voting open March 12 to 27

February 15, 2022
Three candidates to represent HSA members who work in HSA Region 4 on the union’s board of directors will be on the ballot for the March 2022 Regional Director election. The three candidates in the election are Tammam El-Khodor, Joseph Sebastian, and Alexandra Thomson. Candidate statements will be included with voting credentials to be sent to members by email and are available on the HSA website. All members in the region with a personal email address on file with the union will receive voting credentials for online voting by email. 

Two Candidates declared in election for Region 8 Representative on HSA Board of Directors; Online voting open March 12 to 27

February 15, 2022
Two candidates to represent HSA members who work in HSA Region 8 on the union’s board of directors will be on the ballot for the March 2022 Regional Director election. The two candidates in the election are Cherylee Hylands and Heath McLeod Candidate statements will be included with voting credentials to be sent to members by email and are available on the HSA website. All members in the region with a personal email address on file with the union will receive voting credentials for online voting by email. 

Mandi Ayers acclaimed as Region 10 representative on HSA Board of Directors

February 15, 2022
Mandi Ayers will continue to represent HSA members in Region 10 on the HSA Board of Directors after the deadline for nominations passed with no further nominations.