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Health unions hold first meeting with government on Bill 29 court ruling

September 6, 2007
Facilities Barganing AssociationNurses Bargaining AssociationHealth Science Professionals Bargaining AssociationCommunity Bargaining Association Health care unions met today with representatives of the provincial government to deal with the repercussions of last Junes landmark Supreme Court decision that declared parts of a 2002 contract-stripping law unconstitutional.

Acting on members priorities

September 1, 2007
The Report: September 2007 vol.28 num.4 by REID JOHNSON

Keeping your health information private

September 1, 2007
The Report: September 2007 vol.28 num.4

Union education helps build confidence to serve HSA members

September 1, 2007
The Report: September 2007 vol.28 num.4 by CAROLE PEARSON I've never, ever regretted becoming a chief steward," says Mo Norton,HSA Chief Steward for North Shore Health and Community Services inNorth Vancouver.

HSA member leads professional association

September 1, 2007
The Report: September 2007 vol.28 num.4

Did you have a tough day? Are you hurting?

September 1, 2007
The Report: September 2007 vol.28 num.4 by SARAH OLEARY any of WCB appeals we file are based on reports that a member started to experience pain after an extremely difficult day at work.   Sound familiar?

$10 minimum wage critical as BCs economic boom bypasses provinces working families and key regions

August 28, 2007
BC's current economic boom is bypassing working families, according to a Labour Day analysis prepared by the B.C. Federation of Labour, forcing them to work longer hours just to stand still while corporate profits rise and CEOs take home massive pay increases.

Labour Day Message

August 24, 2007
Over the past five years, Canadas economy has lost over 300,000 of its best-paying jobs and continues to lose hundreds more every week. These were jobs with good salaries. They offered benefits that helped people raise healthy families and plan for a decent retirement. They came with incomes that supported local businesses and paid for social services that raised everyones quality of life.

Health unions ad sends a positive public solutions message to Canadian physicians

August 21, 2007
-Public health care. Lets look at the evidence" is the message that B.C.s health care unions are sending to Canadian physicians in an ad placed in todays Globe and Mail and Vancouver Sun as doctors from across the country meet in Vancouver this week for the Canadian Medical Associations annual general meeting.

Register early for Run for the Cure and win!

August 20, 2007
Join the HSA team by Sept. 20, 2007 and be entered to win a $500 travel voucher from WE Travel. This year's annual Run for the Cure, the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation's most important fundraiser, is Sunday September 30. HSA has supported the run for the past 10 years, and as a gold-level sponsor encourages HSA members and others to join the HSA team to Run for the Cure September 30.