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EDO / ATOs and 7.2 hour workdays

August 1, 2003
The Report: August 2003 vol.24 num.4 by BRUCE WILKINS I have heard that our rights around the 7.5 hour day have changed. Have they changed, and what does it mean for me?  

Working to protect services in a smaller community

August 1, 2003
The Report: August 2003 vol.24 num.4 by DAN KEETON n Joan Magee’s case, working part time doesn’t mean spending more time on the couch. “It frees me up to do other things during the week,” said the lab technologist and HSA’s chief steward at Cariboo Regional Hospital.

Stop privatization of surgeries and hold public hearings, health coalition tells government

June 11, 2003
A move by the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority to privatize thousands of surgical procedures has staggering implications for public health care, says a medicare advocacy organization. And the BC Health Coalition is calling on Health Services Minister Colin Hansen to order a stop to the health authority's plans to contract out publicly insured surgeries and hold public hearings on the government's health privatization plans.

Delegates gather to share mobilizing ideas, debate issues

June 1, 2003
The Report: June / July 2003 vol.24 num.3 by MIRIAM SOBRINO SAs 32nd annual convention wrapped up Saturday, April 12 after two days of debate on issues ranging from the Campbell governments record on health care and social services, to the unions support for the 2010 Olympic bid.

Health science professionals play a key role in diagnosis, treatment

June 1, 2003
The Report: June / July 2003 vol.24 num.3

How can health care workers protect themselves?

June 1, 2003
The Report: June / July 2003 vol.24 num.3

HSA committees work to make an important difference

June 1, 2003
The Report: June / July 2003 vol.24 num.3 by CINDY STEWART s delegates to HSA’s 32nd annual convention wrapped up proceedings of this year’s two-day meeting, the room was filled with a sense of a renewed energy to take on the tasks of the coming years.

Making up lost ground

June 1, 2003
The Report: June / July 2003 vol.24 num.3 by JEANNE MEYERS

Facing the challenges of a changing system

June 1, 2003
The Report: June / July 2003 vol.24 num.3 by JENNY ROBERTSON hange has become an old friend in Region 4, and probably also in yours, ever since the federal Liberals first slashed provincial transfer payments.

When are union stewards entitled to pay?

June 1, 2003
The Report: June / July 2003 vol.24 num.3 by RITU MAHIL Are union stewards entitled to their full regular salary when they perform steward duties during work time?