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Your input needed for member survey on contract issues

Health Sciences Association of BC has contracted Viewpoints Research to conduct an on line survey to explore members' priorities and concerns as your union begins negotiations for your next contract. Viewpoints Research an industry leader with 30 years of experience conducting research for unions and other progressive organizations. Using an experienced third-party professional research firm for this membership survey ensures confidentiality and the highest quality of data.

Upcoming Virtual Workshop: Talking Politics on September 10, 2021

How to Talk Politics

An HSA Political Action Workshop

DATE: September 10, 2021
TIME: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
LOCATION: Virtual – WebEx details to follow
 
HSA is offering a 1 day, non-partisan workshop for members who are interested in having conversations about topics of importance to HSA Members.  This workshop will give participants skills and strategies to speak to their co-workers, fellow union members, and the public about political issues important to them.

Register online for the Advanced OH&S Training Workshop - September 28, 2021

Advanced OH&S Training Virtual Workshop

HSA is pleased to offer this advanced one-day virtual workshop specifically designed for OHS stewards and JOSH Representatives who have experience working to support members with their occupational health and safety concerns.

DATE: September 28, 2021
TIME: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
LOCATION: Virtual – WebEx details to follow

2021 HSA Scholarships for Summer Institute for Union Women

Summer Institute for Union Women – details released for August 5 - 7, 2021 Virtual Conference

Details for the 2021 Summer Institute for Union Women in August have just been released, and HSA will support members to participate by reimbursing registration costs. Scholarships are also available for 11 members to cover registration and wage replacement for the three-day school on a first-come, first-served basis.
 

Should You Be Receiving WWGS Pay?

SHOULD YOU BE RECEIVING WWGS PAY?

And what is WWGS pay anyway?

Effective the first pay period after April 1, 2021, changes to classifications in the Health Science Professionals collective agreement provided increased pay for certain HSA members in more than 30 different health science professions when they work without general supervision (WWGS).
 
The professions with new WWGS classifications are: