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Legislative solution damages health care

The Report: July / August 2001 vol.22 num.3

by RICK LAMPSHIRE

After bargaining for several months, which included mediated talks, negotiations for a new collective agreement for the Paramedical Professional Bargaining Association broke down on May 9.

Right from the start of negotiations, the HEABC has made it clear that the employer’s – and the government’s – priority is nurses.

HSA members need quality workplaces, incentives to remain at work

The Report: July / August 2001 vol.22 num.3

by BRIEGE McCONVILLE

As the newly-elected representative for Region 4, writing this report came as quite a challenge. After some thought, I decided that my own experience as one of the often-reported demographically aging members of HSA might be relevant to many fellow members who are in the same boat.

Members look to the future with confidence

The Report: July / August 2001 vol.22 num.3

HSA’s 30th annual convention held April 6 and 7 celebrated the contributions members continue to make every day to the health of their communities. Almost 300 delegates from around the province were on hand for debates around resolutions on diverse issues.

Delegates also strengthened networks to tackle the work to be done to secure collective agreements at two major bargaining tables.

Right to refuse overtime

The Report: April / May 2001 vol.22 num.2

by BRUCE WILKINS

What is the scope of an employee's right to refuse overtime?

Members can be proud of 30 years of union history

The Report: April / May 2001 vol.22 num.2

by MAUREEN WHELAN

The more things change, the more they remain the same. Thirty years ago, health science professionals felt they were losing out in respect of the wages they were paid.