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Supervisors in the Union

October 5, 2007
HSA is offering two one-day workshops this Fall: Dates:  Friday, November 23, 2007           Thursday, November 29, 2007 Place:   HSA Office, 300 - 5118 Joyce Street, Vancouver HSA members who work in a supervisory role will have the opportunity to attend a one-day workshop at the HSA office.

Talking Politics: How to get women more involved in municipal politics

October 3, 2007
Members in the Lower Mainland interested in geting women involved in municipal politics are welcome to attend the latest in the Talking Politcis series. Thursday, October 11 hear from Sue Hammell, MLA, who will speak about internationl examples. Menna Wong will focus on how to involve all communities. Loretta Woodcock will talk about her experience as a Vancouver Parks Board member, and Sharon Gregson will share her perspectives as a school board member.

Hundreds of HSA members participate in Run for the Cure

October 1, 2007
Hundreds of HSA members across BC participated in the CIBC Run for the Cure, held Sunday September 30. HSA is a gold-level sponsor.

Leaked documents expose government plans for more contracting out to private clinics

October 1, 2007
Government documents obtained by the BC Health Coalition expose plans to expand the contracting out of surgeries to for-profit clinics even though the -Conversation on Health" public consultation has not yet concluded. In a July letter sent to all B.C.s private clinics, Deputy Minister Gordon Macatee asks clinic owners for information about their facilities operations in order to help government explore ``further opportunities for innovative private sector involvement`` in public health care.

YOU'RE INVITED: HSA Lower Mainland family picnic

September 18, 2007
HEALTH SCIENCES ASSOCIATION ANNUAL LOWER MAINLAND FAMILY PICNIC NEW BRIGHTON PARK500 N WINDERMERE ST(NORTH OF THE PNE OFF OF MCGILL ST.)LOOK FOR THE HSA BANNER WEST OF THE POOL Sunday September 23, 20072PM ... 5PM BRING POTLUCK SNACKS, YOUR OWN PLATES, CUPS AND MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS!!

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

HSA member leads professional association

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