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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.

Looking back through years of change and regionalization

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

by CHERYL GREENHALGH

In 1993, as a newly elected board member, I never imagined how far my activism would extend or how much that commitment would come to mean to me. As I now prepare to leave HSAs Board of Directors, I cant help but look back on the many years of change that I have been privileged to be a part of.

Provincial election our chance to encourage improved health care

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

by CINDY STEWART

With a throne speech and budget that spelled out a commitment to health care, the NDP government set the stage last month for an election campaign with a strong commitment to health care.

The timing couldn’t be better – for HSA members and for all British Columbians.

Ending family violence

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

by ANITA BLOY and SALLY HALLIDAY

Chances are, many of you know somebody in your personal or professional life who is the victim of spousal violence. An astounding fifty one per cent of Canadian women have been or are victims of physical or sexual abuse.