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GET INVOLVED ON YOUR HSA STEWARD TEAM

August 31, 2022
Get involved on your HSA steward team   Elections will be held in many HSA chapters this fall and winter to select members to fill the following HSA positions for the coming year:

Call for Expression of Interest - HSA EDMP Representative - Northern Health Authority

August 31, 2022
Are you an HSA member with a passion for disability management and rehabilitation? Do you have strong organizational, multi-tasking, and problem-solving skills? Are you employed with Northern Health Authority? If so, consider applying to be an Enhanced Disability Management Program (EDMP) regional representative.

HSPBA Bargaining Update: Talks resume week of September 19

August 29, 2022
HSPBA negotiations, led by HSA and conducted by professional negotiators, subject experts on labour relations issues, and members elected by their colleagues to bring front-line perspectives, were busy over the summer working through discussions at small group tables to address issues of health and safety. The resumption of full negotiations returns the focus of discussions to wider issues, including wage proposals which seek to compensate for the current inflationary pressures on members.

Call for Expression of Interest - HSA EDMP Representative - Vancouver Coastal Health

August 22, 2022
Are you an HSA member with a passion for disability management and rehabilitation? Do you have strong organizational, multi-tasking, and problem-solving skills? Are you employed with Vancouver Coastal Health? If so, consider applying to be an Enhanced Disability Management Program (EDMP) regional representative.

NEW Refusal of Unsafe Work Protections for Workers

August 18, 2022
On August 22, 2022, a new section of the Occupational Health and Safety regulation related to the refusal of unsafe work will take effect. Workers have the right to refuse work when they have reasonable cause to believe it is unsafe. The new provisions make it harder for employers to reassign that potentially unsafe work to someone else. This is a long overdue and very important change that the labour movement has advocated for. It reinforces a worker’s right to know and increases the protections for workers in the workplace.

CSS Bargaining Update: Parties Continue Talks at the Bargaining Table

August 17, 2022
The nine-union Community Social Services Bargaining Association (CSSBA) was back at the table in the first two weeks of August for further discussions with the Community Social Services Employers Association (CSSEA). The community social services sectoral agreements cover more than 17,000 unionized workers across the province and includes workers in the Community Living Services, General Services, and Indigenous Services sub-sectors. 

CSS Bargaining Update: We’re Getting Back to the Bargaining Table

July 28, 2022
Your community social services bargaining committee is preparing to head back to the table to negotiate a fair collective agreement that meets your needs and reflects your worth.  

Aged 35 or younger? Here’s a chance to get more involved with your union!

July 21, 2022
Aged 35 or younger? Here’s a chance to get more involved with your union! Did you know that almost one third of HSA members are aged 35 or younger?

CBA Bargaining Update: Bargaining FAQ

July 20, 2022
CBA Bargaining Update: Bargaining FAQ

HSA Welcomes Government Action to Increase Training

July 19, 2022
HSA President Kane Tse today welcomed news that the BC government is adding 322 new training spots for health science professions facing dire shortages, and providing bursaries for internationally-educated health science professionals looking to join the BC workforce.