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Health science professionals

The collective agreement for health science professionals is negotiated between employers and the Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association (HSPBA). It covers more than 16,000 members of HSA along with members of the Hospital Employees Union (HEU), the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), the Professional Employees Association (PEA) and the BC Government Employees Union (BCGEU).

 2019 - 2022 HSPBA COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT

Members of the HSPBA voted in early 2019 to ratify the proposed changes to the collective agreement. A summary of the agreement, and detailed language changes are available below.  They should be read in tandem with the 2014-2019 HSPBA collective agreement until such time as a 2019-2022 HSPBA collective agremeent is finalized in publishable format, these are the resources members and stewards should rely on.

2019-2022 wage rates

On October 29, 2019 agreement was reached  on the details of the HSPBA wage rates negotiated for the 2019-2022 Health Science Professionals Collective Agreement. The finalized wage grids are available here. Please note there are multiple profession-based wage grids, and you should refer to the wage grid corresponding to your profession.

General HSPBA  Effective first pay period after April 1, 2019 Effective first pay period after April 1, 2020 Effective first pay period after April 1, 2021

Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist

Effective first pay period after April 1, 2019 Effective first pay period after April 1, 2020 Effective first pay period after April 1, 2021

Medical Technologist
Nuclear Medicine Technologist
Radiological Technologist

Effective first pay period after April 1, 2019 Effective first pay period after April 1, 2020 Effective first pay period after April 1, 2021
Paediatric Perfusionist (PHSA - Children's and Women's Health Centre) Effective first pay period after April 1, 2019 Effective first pay period after April 1, 2020 Effective first pay period after April 1, 2021
Perfusionist Effective first pay period after April 1, 2019 Effective first pay period after April 1, 2020 Effective first pay period after April 1, 2021
Pharmacist Effective first pay period after April 1, 2019 Effective first pay period after April 1, 2020 Effective first pay period after April 1, 2021

Occupational Therapist
Physiotherapist

Effective first pay period after April 1, 2019 Effective first pay period after April 1, 2020 Effective first pay period after April 1, 2021
Radiation Therapist (PHSA - BC Cancer Agency) Effective first pay period after April 1, 2019 Effective first pay period after April 1, 2020 Effective first pay period after April 1, 2021

 

2014-2019 HSPBA COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT

Except where specifically noted, the contract took effect April 1, 2014 and expired March 31, 2019. 

Previous wage schedules 

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