Menu

News & Updates

Subscribe to News & Updates

Call for Expression of Interest - HSA EDMP Representative - Vancouver Island Health Authority

February 23, 2021
Are you an HSA member with a passion for disability management and rehabilitation? Do you have strong organizational, multi-tasking, and problem-solving skills? Are you employed with the Vancouver Island Health Authority? If so, consider putting in an application for an appointment as an Enhanced Disability Management Program (EDMP) regional representative.  

Ergonomics: How to Address Aches, Pains & Strains

February 9, 2021
Ergonomics: How to Address Aches, Pains & Strains (1 day)  DATE:             June 15, 2021TIME:               9 am to 4:30 pm workshop, 1.5 hours for lunchLOCATION:    Virtual – WebEx

Supervisors in the Union Workshop

February 9, 2021
Supervisors in the Union (2 days)  DATE:             May 12 & 13 2021TIME:              9 am to 4:30 pm workshop, 1.5 hours for lunchLOCATION:    Virtual – WebEx

HSA nurses eligible for college fee reimbursement: Details on how to apply to HSA by June 30, 2021

February 5, 2021
As part of the new Nurses Bargaining Association 2019-2022 collective agreement, HSA’s Registered Psychiatric Nurses and Registered Nurses are eligible for partial reimbursement of fees paid to the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).

Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace - Virtual

February 3, 2021
Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace (1 day) DATE: June 8, 2021TIME: 9 am to 4:30 pm workshop, 1.5 hours for lunchLOCATION: Virtual – WebEx Each year in Canada, one in five people will experience a mental health problem or illness. Over a lifetimethat number increases to 1 in 3. The cost of mental health problems or illness costs our economy more than51 billion dollars.

National survey on violence and harassment in the workplace

January 28, 2021
The Canadian Labour Congress, in partnership with the Centre for Research and Education on Violence Against Women and Children at Western University and the University of Toronto, has launched a survey on violence and harassment in the workplace.

HSA 2021 50th annual convention set for June 2-4 online; deadline for chapters to submit resolutions is Friday, March 12

January 22, 2021
HSA will hold its 50th anniversary annual convention June 2-4, 2021 on a virtual platform. This marks the union’s second online convention in as many years as efforts to end the COVID-19 pandemic continue worldwide. At the annual convention, delegates representing members from throughout the province set goals, debate policies, and recommend actions for the union and its members to carry out for the year.

Race, Racism in Healthcare and Social Services: Building Anti-racist Care Virtual Workshop

January 20, 2021
Race, Racism in Healthcare & Social Services: Building Anti-racist Care An HSA Virtual Diversity Workshop HSA is pleased to offer another opportunity to attend this two-day workshop virtually. Members are expected to attend the entirety of both days. DATES:  April 19 & 20, 2021

Call for expressions of interest for HSA representatives to BC Federation of Labour Young Workers’ Committee

January 12, 2021
The BC Federation of Labour Young Workers’ Committee (YWC) is a standing committee of the BC Federation of Labour (BC Fed) dedicated to encouraging union participation among young people and to address inequity that young workers face as a result of discriminatory beliefs, policies, and legislation.  

HSA International Women's Day Virtual Workshop March 8, 2021

December 18, 2020
#Choose2Challenge Creating Space, Taking Space: Conversations on Gender and Racialization Each year, HSA Women’s Committee marks International Women’s Day with a workshop to explore women’s issues in the union.  In 2021, HSA will host a virtual workshop on Monday March 8, 2021.  

Pages