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OH&S Steward Training

August 26, 2004
EB04-07 HSA is offering the following OH&S steward workshops: Workshop I - October 25 & 26, 2004 - Basic Training "*CANCELLED"* Workshop II - November 8 & 9, 2004 - Basic Training Workshop III - December 6 & 7, 2004 - Advanced Training

New joint program will assist ill or injured community social services workers to return to work

July 20, 2004
BL9991 CSSEIP is a pro-active, customized return to work program Today the Union Bargaining Association (UBA) and Community Social Services Employers' Association (CSSEA) launched a new joint program to assist workers who are ill or injured return to work. The new program is called CSSEIP - the Community Social Services Early Intervention Program. It involves employers, employees, unions and the Healthcare Benefit Trust (HBT) all working together in a proactive, customized return to work program for workers who are ill or injured.

BARGAINING UPDATE #11: Health science professionals urged to vote YES!

July 20, 2004
PARAMEDICAL PROFESSIONAL BARGAINING ASSOCIATION Bargaining Update #11 PDF Version (Adobe Acrobat required)

BARGAINING UPDATE #10: Tentative agreement for health science professionals

July 16, 2004
PARAMEDICAL PROFESSIONAL BARGAINING ASSOCIATION Bargaining Update #10 PDF Version (Adobe Acrobat required)

Discussions continue on contract for health science professionals

July 8, 2004
PARAMEDICAL PROFESSIONAL BARGAINING ASSOCIATION Bargaining Update #9  PDF Version (Adobe Acrobat required)

HSA scores on-call pay win

June 24, 2004
BL9987 HSA has scored a significant victory for Paramedical Professional Bargaining Association members who have been denied on-call pay when they were called back to work. Under the collective agreement, members receive premium pay for the hours they are scheduled on call. The current rate is $3 an hour for the first 72 hours in a month, and $4.25 per hour for any additional on-call hours.

Negotiations continue for health science professionals contract

June 16, 2004
PARAMEDICAL PROFESSIONAL BARGAINING ASSOCIATION Bargaining Update #8 PDF Version (Adobe Acrobat required)

Health science professionals, employers agree to process to conclude contract talks

June 10, 2004
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Information: Miriam Sobrino Communications Officer604 439 0994 office / 604 328 2886 cell Then Paramedical Professional Bargaining Association (PPBA), which represents health science professionals working in BC's health care system, has reached a framework agreement with HEABC. Health science professionals deliver the clinical, diagnostic and rehabilitation services in the public health care system in B.C.