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"Family status"

July 1, 2004
The Report: July / August 2004 vol.25 num.4 by LEANNE M. WALSH I heard that there is a recent court case about discrimination against employees based on "family status." What are the issues? Why is this court case important?

Minority government an opportunity for members

July 1, 2004
The Report: July / August 2004 vol.25 num.4 by CINDY STEWART

HSA scores on-call pay win

June 24, 2004
BL9987 HSA has scored a significant victory for Paramedical Professional Bargaining Association members who have been denied on-call pay when they were called back to work. Under the collective agreement, members receive premium pay for the hours they are scheduled on call. The current rate is $3 an hour for the first 72 hours in a month, and $4.25 per hour for any additional on-call hours.

Negotiations continue for health science professionals contract

June 16, 2004
PARAMEDICAL PROFESSIONAL BARGAINING ASSOCIATION Bargaining Update #8 PDF Version (Adobe Acrobat required)

BARGAINING UPDATE #7: Framework agreement reached for health science professionals

June 10, 2004
PARAMEDICAL PROFESSIONAL BARGAINING ASSOCIATIONBargaining Update #7 PDF Version (Adobe Acrobat required)

Health science professionals, employers agree to process to conclude contract talks

June 10, 2004
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Information: Miriam Sobrino Communications Officer604 439 0994 office / 604 328 2886 cell Then Paramedical Professional Bargaining Association (PPBA), which represents health science professionals working in BC's health care system, has reached a framework agreement with HEABC. Health science professionals deliver the clinical, diagnostic and rehabilitation services in the public health care system in B.C.

Health science professionals, employers agree to process to conclude contract talks

June 10, 2004
The Paramedical Professional Bargaining Association (PPBA), which represents health science professionals working in BC's health care system, has reached a framework agreement with HEABC. Health science professionals deliver the clinical, diagnostic and rehabilitation services in the public health care system in B.C.

HSA calls on Premier's office to end secret negotiations with BCMA on lab services

June 3, 2004
Deal would give private labs exclusive access to out-patient lab testing and divert millions in savings back to doctor-controlled fund Health science professionals who work in BC's hospital labs are calling on the Campbell government to end secret negotiations with the BC Medical Association over the issue of lab reform.

Consolidating strengths, setting direction: working to protect services

June 1, 2004
The Report: June 2004 vol.25 num.3 record number of members attended HSA’s 33rd annual convention, held April 23 and 24 in Burnaby. Delegates spent two days listening to reports and guest speakers, and vigorously debating resolutions to help determine the union’s course of action over the next year.