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Two candidates declared in HSA Region 5 election for union board of directors

Two candidates have been nominated to represent HSA members who work in HSA Region 5 on the union’s board of directors.
 
The two candidates in the election are Ramzan Anjum and Jill Slind.
 
The successful candidate will assume the position of Regional Director for a two-year term at the conclusion of HSA's 2021 annual convention, June 3-4, 2021.
 
Candidate statements are included with voting credentials to be sent to members by email and are available on the HSA website.
 

Two candidates declared in HSA Region 1 election for union board of directors

Two candidates have been nominated to represent HSA members who work in HSA Region 1 on the union’s board of directors.
 
The two candidates in the election are Becky Packer and Mark Swarek.
 
The successful candidate will assume the position of Regional Director for a two-year term at the conclusion of HSA's 2021 annual convention, June 3-4, 2021.
 
Candidate statements are included with voting credentials to be sent to members by email and are available on the HSA website.
 

Ng acclaimed as Region 3 representative on HSA Board of Directors

Jing-Yi Ng has been acclaimed to represent HSA members in Region 3 on the HSA Board of Directors. Ng was acclaimed after the deadline passed with no further nominations.
 
Ng is a Member-at-Large sitting on the union’s Resolutions Committee. She is Assistant Chief Steward at Burnaby Hospital and is active as a Constituency Liaison in Burnaby-Deer Lake. She works as a Clinical Pharmacist at Burnaby Hospital and has served as a member of the union’s Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association bargaining committee.
 

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