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Federal government quietly awards wage increases to top officials

August 2, 2006
Ottawa  - The federal government has awarded raises of 2.5% to top government executives and deputy ministers along with 3% increases to the heads of crown corporations. The increases were not announced officially by the new Conservative government, which made accountability to voters a hallmark of its election campaign last January.

Union members invited to participate in Pride Week events

August 2, 2006
Union members interested in participating in Vancouvers Pride Week events this year are encouraged to join to Multi-Union Pride events. Saturday, Aug. 5: Dyke March

Health ministry facing challenge with departure

August 1, 2006
The Report: August 2006 vol.27 num.4 by CINDY STEWART

A victory for permanently disabled workers

August 1, 2006
The Report: August 2006 vol.27 num.4 by SARAH OLEARY Because of a permanent workplace injury in 1999, I was awarded a partial disability pension from the Workers Compensation Board in 2001. My condition has since worsened.

Preventing cutbacks and expanding care: advocating for physio services

August 1, 2006
The Report: August 2006 vol.27 num.4 by LAURA BUSHEIKIN

Warm water, deep healing with aquatic therapy

August 1, 2006
The Report: August 2006 vol.27 num.4 by LAURA BUSHEIKIN

Collaborative effort results in new safety protocols

August 1, 2006
The Report: August 2006 vol.27 num.4 by CAROL RIVIÈRE

Employers to start paying 70% share of LTD plan premiums ahead of schedule

July 31, 2006
The transfer of responsibility for funding the Long Term Disability plan for members of the Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association (HSPBA) will come into effect a week ahead of schedule./>

Temporary market adjustment to ease pharmacy crisis

July 26, 2006
The Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association (HSPBA) and the Health Employers Association of BC (HEABC) have agreed to a temporary market adjustment for pharmacists to deal with the severe shortages facing many pharmacy departments around the province.

TELUS Tour for the Cure arrives in Terrace

July 25, 2006
TELUS Tour for the Cure arrives in Terrace HSA members are invited to attend the official opening for the TELUS Tour for the Cure in Terrace on Thursday, July 27 at 11 a.m. at Skeena Mall. The TELUS Tour for the Cure is an informative and interactive exhibit that will travel to communities across British Columbia over the next eight months to promote the value and importance of breast health and mammography screening.  The Tour is part of a campaign by the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation to help women detect smaller tumors earlier.