Training funds available for HSA members in the community health sector
If you are an HSA member who was laid off after January 28, 2002 due to re-tendering, contracting out, or bumping from a heath care job in the community subsector,
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If you are a current employee in a community subsector job and are interested in skills development, you may be eligible for reimbursement of training costs.
The retraining funds are available as a result of a settlement between health unions, health employers and the BC government related to a June, 2007 Supreme Court of Canada ruling on Bill 29.
You can obtain further information and an application form posted on the HSA website.
APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED AND CAN BE DOWNLOADED AT THE HSA WEBSITE: www.hsabc.org