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Classification updates deliver improvements to pay

Changes effective first pay period after April 1

Upcoming changes to classifications in the Health Science Professionals collective agreement will provide significant pay increases for some Early Child Educators and increased pay for more than 30 different health science professions when they work without general supervision.

As part of the 2019-2022 Health Science Professionals Provincial Agreement, a $10 million fund over three years was established to address decades-old inequities in job categories through restructuring of the classification system.

Nominations open for HSA president

HSA’s 2021 50th annual convention will include an election for the position of president. The two-year term begins at the adjournment of the 2021 convention, set for June 2 to 4, 2021 online.
 
The president is elected by delegates to the union’s annual convention in odd-numbered years.
 

Ergonomics: How to Address Aches, Pains & Strains

Ergonomics: How to Address Aches, Pains & Strains (1 day)

 DATE:             June 15, 2021
TIME:               9 am to 4:30 pm workshop, 1.5 hours for lunch
LOCATION:    Virtual – WebEx

Supervisors in the Union Workshop

Supervisors in the Union (2 days) 

DATE:             May 12 & 13 2021
TIME:              9 am to 4:30 pm workshop, 1.5 hours for lunch
LOCATION:    Virtual – WebEx

Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace - Virtual

Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace (1 day)

DATE: June 8, 2021
TIME: 9 am to 4:30 pm workshop, 1.5 hours for lunch
LOCATION: Virtual – WebEx

Each year in Canada, one in five people will experience a mental health problem or illness. Over a lifetime
that number increases to 1 in 3. The cost of mental health problems or illness costs our economy more than
51 billion dollars.