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Improving life for society's most vulnerable

The Report: November / December 2002 vol.23 num.5

by YUKIE KURAHASHI

ine years of working at Campbell River and North Island Transition House helped convince Carrie Sjostrom that she had even more to do. She decided that running for city council could be the next step in her life of activism.

Seniority vs "duty to accommodate"

The Report: November / December 2002 vol.23 num.5

by RITU MAHIL

As a steward, I know that the union and the employer sometimes have to find creative solutions to adapt to employees' special needs in order to make it possible for them to continue working. Can you explain how "duty to accommodate" works?

Roots, community, inspiration

The Report: November / December 2002 vol.23 num.5

by KELLY FINLAYSON

s a union activist working in a health care profession, I am constantly yearning for self-growth or so-called teachable moments; recently, three that I would like to share collided in my life.

Health care around the province in dire straits

The Report: November / December 2002 vol.23 num.5

by CINDY STEWART

fter six weeks of meeting with HSA members at regional meetings this fall, I have a very clear, albeit sad, picture of what the Liberal government is doing to communities across the province.

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.