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Imposed terms of work

The Report: September / October 2001 vol.22 num.4

In place of The Reports regular -Contract Interpretation" feature, we asked BCs most prominent labour historian to comment on the broader implications of the contracts imposed on health professionals in August. Please also see in-depth coverage above.

Saluting members' courage

The Report: September / October 2001 vol.22 num.4

by RICK LAMPSHIRE

When the Liberals were elected in a landslide victory on May 17, we all knew that British Columbia was in for “a new era.”

This new era was going to make British Columbia a better place for all British Columbians, Gordon Campbell told voters.

Bargaining process disappoints

The Report: September / October 2001 vol.22 num.4

by REID JOHNSON

As a first-time member of a negotiating committee, I looked forward to the round of bargaining for a new collective agreement.

Continuing to fight for a fair contract

The Report: September / October 2001 vol.22 num.4

by CINDY STEWART

It has been a very difficult six months for the union, and each and every one of our members.

In January, your bargaining committee set out to negotiate a collective agreement that included a substantial wage increase for all our members. That was the mandate: a wage increase that reflected your value to the system.

Tommy Douglas appeals to the nation

The Report: September / October 2001 vol.22 num.4

by LEYA BEHRA

Leya Behra, daughter of HSA member Zaheda Behra, has won the Tommy Douglas Scholarship offered through the National Union of Public and General Employees. Leya Behras imagination brought Tommy Douglas -sad and restless spirit" to speak to us.

Employers and government anger health professionals

The Report: September / October 2001 vol.22 num.4

Liberals begin attacks on BC health care

by MIRIAM SOBRINO and YUKIE KURAHASHI

Last month, the Liberal government celebrated its first three months in office by announcing it had met its campaign promise of delivering on a number of programs within a 90-day time-frame.