Third week of community health bargaining

Unions seek agreement on health and safety and scheduling BURNABY—The third week of Community Health bargaining ended last week after three days of meetings between the Community Bargaining Association (CBA) and the Health Employers Association of BC.  The CBA tabled proposals on occupational health and safety, which included specific proposals on aggressive behaviour, investigation of […]

Public Services threatened in Prince George

PRINCE GEORGE—The Prince George Select Committee on Business gave their final report of recommendations to City Council this week. The report includes 16 suggestions for improvements on how to create a “better environment for business to grow and generate new jobs” as well as six examples of what the City is currently doing well. Ensuring […]

Health science professionals open contract negotiations February 27

VANCOUVER—Health science professionals are scheduled to begin negotiations for a new collective agreement next week. Health science professionals will be looking for strong indications early on that government and its bargaining agent, Health Employers’ Association of BC (HEABC), are prepared to address fundamental issues. The Health Sciences Professional Bargaining Association (HSPBA) served notice at the […]

CSS workers asked to wear red to work as bargaining talks resume on Monday

BURNABY—Community social services workers are passionate about the people they support and the community-based services they provide. That’s why their bargaining association is asking all members in the sector to wear the colour red to work on Monday (February 27), as the unions representing B.C.’s 15,000 community social services workers return to the table to […]