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Bargaining Update #6: Health science professionals' talks temporarily suspended

April 8, 2004
PARAMEDICAL PROFESSIONAL BARGAINING ASSOCIATIONBargaining Update #6 PDF Version (Adobe Acrobat required) Bargaining between the Paramedical Professional Bargaining Association and Health Employers Association of BC has been temporarily suspended.

MEMORANDUM: Agreement with HEABC re on-call and call-back provisions during a strike

April 1, 2004
To: HSA Chief StewardsRe: Agreement with HEABC re on-call and call-back provisions during a strike HSA and the Paramedical Professional Bargaining Association reached agreement with HEABC last night at the Labour Relations Board, to resolve ongoing disputes regarding on-call and call-back pay during the provision of essential services. Resolution of these disputes was necessary in order to complete essential services designations.

PPBA: health science professionals begin talks

April 1, 2004
The Report: April / May 2004 vol.25 num.2 argaining between the Paramedical Professional Bargaining Association and Health Employers Association of BC was temporarily suspended in April after several bargaining sessions that started in late February.

Acute respiratory therapy shortages require immediate attention

April 1, 2004
The Report: April / May 2004 vol.25 num.2 by HANS BROWN hat happens when you train only 135 people to fill 298 positions? You get one big shortage and one big headache.

Canadian Health Professionals Secretariat tackles issues

April 1, 2004
The Report: April / May 2004 vol.25 num.2

Defeating the zombie: just give us the facts

April 1, 2004
The Report: April / May 2004 vol.25 num.2 by CINDY STEWART recent article in the Globe and Mail (April 7, 2004) is one of the most articulate and succinct defences of our public medicare system I have seen in the mainstream media.

Contract negotiations a delicate balancing act

April 1, 2004
The Report: April / May 2004 vol.25 num.2 by RON OHMART

It's all in your perspective: you do have a choice

April 1, 2004
The Report: April / May 2004 vol.25 num.2 by JACKIE SPAIN

Compassionate Care Benefit

April 1, 2004
The Report: April / May 2004 vol.25 num.2 by LEANNE WALSH

Have physio skills and caring heart, will travel

April 1, 2004
The Report: April / May 2004 vol.25 num.2 by CAROLE PEARSON t’s a great profession,” says physiotherapist Amanda Bartlett about her job. “You get to work with so many wonderful people as your patients and you can see first hand the magnitude of the effect you can have on their lives.”