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HEU issues 72-hour strike notice in dispute for first agreement with Sodexho

September 12, 2005
HSA today received notice that the Hospital Employees' Union has issued 72-hour strike notice against Sodexho. The parties have been bargaining for a first collective agreement since March 11. The earliest potential for job action is Thursday, Sept. 15. Because of orders issued by the Labour Relations Board, HSA and other union members will not be affected by picket lines, except that access to the worksite will be through designated entrances.

PPBA bargaining proposal delegates to be elected at regional meetings

September 6, 2005
BL10069 Delegates to HSAs Fall Regional Meetings will elect representatives to a bargaining proposal conference this winter for members covered by the Paramedical Professional Bargaining Association contract. Any member covered by the PPBA contract may run for a delegate position. Members do not have to be a delegate to the regional meeting to put their names forward for consideration as a representative to the bargaining proposal conference, however, only delegates to the meeting are entitled to vote for bargaining proposal conference delegates.

Labour Day rally to support locked-out and striking workers

August 30, 2005
 BL10067 Labour Day is not just another holiday, and HSA is encouraging all members to remember the struggles of working people before us that have helped achieve things like the 40-hour work week, minimum wage, and protection from occupational hazards this weekend. In the Lower Mainland, the BC Federation of Labour is holding a Labour Day rally in support of locked-out Telus and CBC and striking Teck-Cominco workers, to be held Monday, Sept. 5 at 12 noon across from the Telus Building at the corner of Kingsway and Boundary in Burnaby.

HSA holding fall election campaign school

August 9, 2005
Members encouraged to get involved in upcoming municipal and federal elections

Rolling up our sleeves for contract negotiations

August 1, 2005
The Report: August / September 2005 vol.26 num.4 by CINDY STEWART

Privacy, medical records, and the WCB

August 1, 2005
The Report: August / September 2005 vol.26 num.4 by SARAH OLEARY

Expert care with a big heart

August 1, 2005
The Report: August / September 2005 vol.26 num.4 by LAURA BUSHEIKIN

Every breath you take

August 1, 2005
The Report: August / September 2005 vol.26 num.4 by CAROLE PEARSON sk most people what the fastest growing disease in the world is, and you would get a variety of responses.

Join the Pride Parade Sunday, July 31

July 26, 2005
BL10062 The HSA Committee for Equality and Social Action (CESA) is urging all HSA members to participate in this years Pride Parade on Sunday, July 31st in Vancouver's West End. This years theme is No Turning Back. The Pride Parade is an annual celebration for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people and their friends and allies. The Multi-Union Pride Committee will meet at 11:00 am in the 1700 block of Alberni Street. The parade begins on Barclay (East of Denman) at noon, ending with a festival from 2-6 at Sunset Beach.