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Workshop Reminder

April 3, 2008
There is still room available in the three-day Steward Training workshop on April 28 ... 30, 2008.  Please register as soon as possible if you are interested in attending this workshop. Steward Training:April 28, 29 & 30, 2008 Eligible stewards should print a pre-registration form off the HSA website at http://www.hsabc.org/ (go to Member Services, then Education) and return it to the HSA Office (Attention:  Karin Herbert) as soon as possible.  HSA will call you to confirm your registration.

NUPGE continues campaign to save public medicare system

April 3, 2008
'We can't stand still. We can either go back or we can go forward. The choice we make today will decide the future of medicare in Canada.' - Tommy Douglas Ottawa (3 Apr. 2008) - The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) has issued two new public education tools as part of its ongoing campaign to defend and expand Canada's public medicare system.

Charting our course together

April 1, 2008
The Report: April / May 2008 vol.29 num.1 by REID JOHNSON year ago, delegates to HSAs convention gave me a mandate to lead your union into the future.

Returning to work after a period of disability

April 1, 2008
The Report: April / May 2008 vol.29 num.1 by ALISON HIETANEN

Residential care rewarding

April 1, 2008
The Report: April / May 2008 vol.29 num.1 by ANNE LECLERC

Making a difference in Vancouvers Downtown Eastside

April 1, 2008
The Report: April / May 2008 vol.29 num.1 by LAURA BUSHEIKIN

Identifying and alleviating excessive workload

April 1, 2008
The Report: April / May 2008 vol.29 num.1

Rotational shiftwork linked to fatigue

April 1, 2008
The Report: April / May 2008 vol.29 num.1 Too tired to work? WorkSafeBC Regulation can provide relief

Heather Sapergia new Region 10 Director

March 31, 2008
HSA members in Region 10 have elected Heather Sapergia, a medical laboratory technologist at Prince George Regional Hospital, as their representative on the union's Board of Directors. The other candidate for election was Mandi Ayers, a medical laboratory technologist at Bulkley Valley District Hospital.

Valerie Avery new Region 2 Director

March 31, 2008
HSA members in Region 2 have elected Valerie Avery, a physiotherapist at Royal Jubilee Hospital, as their representative on the union's Board of Directors. The other candidates for election were Derrick Hoyt, a pathologists assistant at Royal Jubilee Hospital, and Anna Morton, a social worker at Queen Alexandra Centre for Childrens Health.