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Make your HSA team the best it can be!

August 9, 2006
Fall 2006 Steward Training Level 1 Stewards play a vital role in the union. Particularly important is the stewards role in contract interpretation, organizing and the grievance procedure. In recognition of the need for educating new stewards in these areas, HSA is offering a 3-day Steward Training ... Level 1 workshop at the HSA office this fall:

Help make your workplace safe!

August 9, 2006
Fall 2006 OH&S Basic Steward Training HSA is offering two 2-day basic OH&S steward workshops this fall:

TELUS Tour for the Cure arrives in Trail

August 4, 2006
HSA members are invited to attend the official opening for the TELUS Tour for the Cure in Trail on Thursday, August 10th at 11 a.m. at Waneta Plaza. The TELUS Tour for the Cure is an informative and interactive exhibit that will travel to communities across British Columbia over the next eight months to promote the value and importance of breast health and mammography screening. The Tour is part of a campaign by the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation to help women detect smaller tumors earlier.

Federal government quietly awards wage increases to top officials

August 2, 2006
Ottawa  - The federal government has awarded raises of 2.5% to top government executives and deputy ministers along with 3% increases to the heads of crown corporations. The increases were not announced officially by the new Conservative government, which made accountability to voters a hallmark of its election campaign last January.

Union members invited to participate in Pride Week events

August 2, 2006
Union members interested in participating in Vancouvers Pride Week events this year are encouraged to join to Multi-Union Pride events. Saturday, Aug. 5: Dyke March

Employers to start paying 70% share of LTD plan premiums ahead of schedule

July 31, 2006
The transfer of responsibility for funding the Long Term Disability plan for members of the Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association (HSPBA) will come into effect a week ahead of schedule./>

Temporary market adjustment to ease pharmacy crisis

July 26, 2006
The Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association (HSPBA) and the Health Employers Association of BC (HEABC) have agreed to a temporary market adjustment for pharmacists to deal with the severe shortages facing many pharmacy departments around the province.

TELUS Tour for the Cure arrives in Terrace

July 25, 2006
TELUS Tour for the Cure arrives in Terrace HSA members are invited to attend the official opening for the TELUS Tour for the Cure in Terrace on Thursday, July 27 at 11 a.m. at Skeena Mall. The TELUS Tour for the Cure is an informative and interactive exhibit that will travel to communities across British Columbia over the next eight months to promote the value and importance of breast health and mammography screening.  The Tour is part of a campaign by the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation to help women detect smaller tumors earlier.

TELUS Tour for the Cure arrives in Prince Rupert

July 20, 2006
HSA members are invited to attend the official opening for the TELUS Tour for the Cure in Prince Rupert on Wednesday, August 2 at 11 a.m. at the Rupert Square Shopping Centre. The TELUS Tour for the Cure is an informative and interactive exhibit that will travel to communities across British Columbia over the next eight months to promote the value and importance of breast health and mammography screening.  The Tour is part of a campaign by the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation to help women detect smaller tumors earlier.

TELUS Tour for the Cure arrives in Fort St. John

July 14, 2006
HSA members are invited to attend the official opening for the TELUS Tour for the Cure in Fort St. John on Saturday, July 22 at 11 a.m. at the Totem Mall. The TELUS Tour for the Cure is an informative and interactive exhibit that will travel to communities across British Columbia over the next eight months to promote the value and importance of breast health and mammography screening.  The Tour is part of a campaign by the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation to help women detect smaller tumors earlier.