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What's up and what's not with union actions and grievances

The Report: November / December 1998 vol.19 num.4

Welcome to new members at Future Focus 

HSA welcomes 26 new employees at Future Focus in Campbell River. FutureFocus is a private facility that delivers services at a group home and two day programsfor adults with mental disabilities. Most of our new members are community / residentialsupport workers. Bargaining will begin soon for a first collective agreement with CSSEA.

Red Cross lab tech plans to spend retirement helping homeless cats

The Report: October 1998 vol.19 num.3


After 29 years as a blood bank laboratory technologist at the CanadianRed Cross, June Humphreys is looking forward to her retirement. However, Humphreysdoesnt intend to just sit back and relax ... instead, retirement will mean moretime to devote to her other -full-time job."

HSA members question changes to screening mammography guidelines

The Report: September 1998 vol.19 num.2


Recent changes to the Screening Mammography Program of BC have raisedconcerns among many HSA members. As a union, HSA has a unique perspective on the changes;not only is the unions membership 90 per cent female, but HSA represents themammographers who provide this important service on a daily basis.

HSA activists celebrate their "strength, size and attitude" as part of Big Dance

The Report: September 1998 vol.19 num.2


A dance troupe in Victoria that -celebrates large womensstrength, size and attitude" is proving that you dont need to be young andwaiflike to participate in the dance world.

-Big Dance," founded by performer and choreographer LyndaRaino, is a group of eight large-sized women. The troupe performs modern dance piecesaround the province, and two of the dancers ... Jude Marleau and Susan Richings ...are HSA members.