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Fall occupational health and safety courses

July 18, 2002
EB02.15 HSA is offering Basic and Advanced OH&S courses this fall. Courses will be held at the HSA Office, 300 - 5118 Joyce St., Vancouver. HSA BASIC OH&S COURSE Occupational health and safety issues are very important to HSA members. OH&S Stewards have a vital role in promoting a safe work environment and helping to prevent injuries. This workshop will be participatory and discussion oriented. We urge you to bring examples from your workplace for discussion.

Health and social service cuts: members share ideas on fighting back

July 1, 2002
The Report: July / August 2002 vol.23 num.3 ision. Values. Voice. It was the theme of the Health Sciences Association's 31st annual convention held in Burnaby April 11 to 13.

The Liberals' health plan: senseless, shortsighted

July 1, 2002
The Report: July / August 2002 vol.23 num.3 Seth Klein, the BC Director of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, recently spoke to the Canadian College of Health Care Executives, BC Lower Mainland Chapter about health care policy in British Columbia. In his presentation, he outlined the weaknesses in the government’s reform approaches. The following are some excerpts from his presentation.

Continuing coverage for security of mind

July 1, 2002
The Report: July / August 2002 vol.23 num.3

"Review" shouldn't mean loss of services

July 1, 2002
The Report: July / August 2002 vol.23 num.3 by CINDY STEWART ince the provincial government began its overhaul of our health care system, health care unions and advocacy groups have been anticipating a massive privatization of services.

We <i>do</i> have the power

July 1, 2002
The Report: July / August 2002 vol.23 num.3 by JACKIE SPAIN

Maternity leave for part-time employees

July 1, 2002
The Report: July / August 2002 vol.23 num.3 by BRUCE WILKINS

Unions continue legal fight against provincial government

July 1, 2002
The Report: July / August 2002 vol.23 num.3 by JEANNE MEYERS n the aftermath of a legislative onslaught by the Gordon Campbell government, described in a recent Globe and Mail national editorial as “legislative vandalism,” HSA’s legal department has been working on many fronts to counter the government’s agenda.

Provincial axe falls on last recourse for troubled teens

July 1, 2002
The Report: July / August 2002 vol.23 num.3 Youth counsellor fears for youths