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Education leave

April 1, 2000
The Report: April / May 2000 vol.21 num.2 by MARYANN ABBS and YUKIE KURAHASHI

Time limits modified to benefit members

February 1, 2000
The Report: February / March 2000 vol.21 num.1 by SARAH O'LEARY Some favourable news for members who are injured or disabledfrom working: previously, some HSA members have had problems collecting Long TermDisability benefits when they had been injured at work and collected workerscompensation.

Creative energy for a better workplace

February 1, 2000
The Report: February / March 2000 vol.21 num.1 by YUKIE KURAHASHI Most stewards agree: the work as a union rep is rewarding, butthe workload can be intense. That was the answer stewards gave HSA in a 1994 surveydesigned to assess the needs of HSA activists. As a result, the union made a decision later that year to implement theOrganizing Model at three facilities.

Advocating for members each and every day

February 1, 2000
The Report: February / March 2000 vol.21 num.1 When to call your LRO

Study shows alarming injury rate amongst ultrasonographers

February 1, 2000
The Report: February / March 2000 vol.21 num.1 by RACHEL NOTLEY and YUKIE KURAHASHI

<i>The Report</i> kicks off the new year with a make-over

February 1, 2000
The Report: February / March 2000 vol.21 num.1 by CINDY STEWART Over the next few months, you will notice some exciting changes to The Report.Some of these changes are evident in this issue, and other will be phased in over time.They are all a part of our attempt to provide HSA members with a better qualitypublication that is relevant to your needs and interests.

Survivor draws on personal experience to help others

February 1, 2000
The Report: February / March 2000 vol.21 num.1 by YUKIE KURAHASHI Shes worked the ugliest job at the pulp mill. She was the second-everfemale ice-maker in BC. Shes survived abuse, learned her rights, and won a case onappeal for a 25-year-old sexual assault.

Off-duty conduct is beyond the scrutiny of your employer except in certain exceptional circumstances

February 1, 2000
The Report: February / March 2000 vol.21 num.1 by JUDITH MCCORMICK / CALM Can what I choose to do off-duty have any impact on my employment? Can my employer have any say in what I choose to do on my days off?

Organizing Model continuing to expand

February 1, 2000
The Report: February / March 2000 vol.21 num.1 by RAE JOHNSON Today HSA stewards are facing ever-increasing difficulties in fulfilling theirsteward roles in the face of workload pressures on the job exacerbated by staffingcutbacks and lack of relief. With many employers embarking on restructuring efforts, stewards havean increased role on Labour Adjustment and other committees.

Thinking ahead: your priorities for the next round of bargaining

February 1, 2000
The Report: February / March 2000 vol.21 num.1 by RICK LAMPSHIRE