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Steward elections at VGH November 19 and 21

November 14, 2007
HSA members at Vancouver General Hospital are encouraged to participate in the election of a chief steward, assistant chief stewards, occupational health and safety stewards and general stewards. In order to allow as much participation as possible, two days have been set for voting: Date: Monday, November 19Time: 12 noon - 12:30 p.m. - nominations of stewards           12:30 - 1:30 p.m. - votingPlace: Paetzold Health Education Centre, Multipurpose rooms 1 and 2

NUPGE releases two new pensions backgrounders

November 13, 2007
The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) has released the fifth and sixth in its ongoing series of Pensions Backgrounders. The publications are designed for union activists seeking educational material to build their knowledge base and skill level around critical issues in the field of pensions.

Profit-driven health care costly

November 8, 2007
HSA President Reid Johnson responds to Province editorial on the escalating costs of pharmaceuticals. Read the letter here.

Future of pensions discussed at labour conference

November 8, 2007
The 3rd CLC Pension Conference attracted over 300 activists and experts to Ottawa last week ... making it one of our best-attended conferences, and with good reason. The future of secure pensions for working people is something unions have always held as a top priority. Delegates were treated to a wide variety of leading pension experts and a thorough line-up of the top-of-mind topics for todays pension fund activists.

Workshop reminder

November 6, 2007
There isstill room available in the two-day OH&S Steward Training workshop on November26 & 27, 2007. Please register as soon as possible if you are interested inattending this workshop. OH&S Steward Training:November 26 and 27, 2007

Alleviating staff shortages

November 1, 2007
The Report: November 2007 vol.28 num.5 by REID JOHNSON

Privacy rights & workplace accommodations

November 1, 2007
The Report: November 2007 vol.28 num.5

From union activism to fighting bears

November 1, 2007
The Report: November 2007 vol.28 num.5 Retired lab tech makes national news by fending off bear attack by LAURA BUSHEIKIN

Speaking out for better elder care

November 1, 2007
The Report: November 2007 vol.28 num.5 by LAURA BUSHEIKIN

Choosing the right glove, safely

November 1, 2007
The Report: November 2007 vol.28 num.5