News & Updates

Region 3 & 7 meeting set for October 15 HSA regional meeting Wednesday, October 15, 2008 8:30 a.m. ...4:00 p.m. Coast Cascades -Mackie Room" 20393 Fraser Highway Langley, BC Regional meetings are an excellent forum for HSA members to review the issues and activities of the past year, and discuss the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead. The meeting will...

HSA regional meeting Thursday, October 9, 2008 8:30 a.m. ... 4:00 p.m. Coast Inn of the North -Summit Room" 770 Brunswick Street Prince George, BC Regional meetings are an excellent forum for HSA members to review the issues and activities of the past year, and discuss the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead. The meeting will be chaired by your...

Help the BC Federation of Labour mark Labour Day and send Premier Gordon Campbell a message. Download information here.

Today we take paid holidays, safe work places, medical care, unemployment insurance, fair hours, union wages and 'the weekend' for granted. But how many of these advances would have happened if it were not for the long-forgotten heroes who fought so hard to make unions, and Labour Day, a reality in the first place? Continue reading this message from NUPGE...

The Canadian Labour Congress offers a series of courses for union members, with a focus on leadership, problem-solving, public speaking, retirement, and steward skills. A day-long course has been scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 25 in Kamloops. The following courses are offered: Retire in Style: Thinking of retiring but need to know more about the pension system? Plan your retirement in...

Join HSA colleagues for a fun and relaxing family day Monday, Sept. 1 from 12 noon to 4 p.m. at the annual Labour Day Picnic at Confederation Park in Burnaby The day will include live music provided by the BC Federation of Labour and BC Union Label Trades Council, clowns and magicians, a playground and lacrosse box. Burnaby Central Railway...

HSA Regional Meeting Monday, October 6 8:30 a.m. ... 4:00 p.m. Tigh-Na-Mara Resort, Parksville Regional meetings are an excellent opportunity for HSA members to review the issues and activities of the past year, and to discuss the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead. The meeting will be jointly chaired by Region 1 Director Suzanne Bennett and Region 2 Director Val...

The Municipal Pension Plan continues to offer pension seminars to plan members. Plan members have a choice of two seminars: Your Pension, Your Future is aimed towards new and mid-career plan members. In this seminar, the emphasis is on the value of plan membership, explaining pension benefits and helping members understand how decisions they make today can impact their future...

The BC Pension Corporation is holding information sessions across the province this fall to provide information to staff at CSSEA agencies about the Municipal Pension Plan. For details about information sessions in your community, click here. If you are unable to attend a session, contact your employer for an informational DVD produced by the BC Pension Corporation.

Are you a 19- to 30-year-old who wonders what the future holds for the world? Are you concerned about things like climate change, poverty, public health and education, housing and trade policy? Do you believe that global and local issues are connected? Do you feel that our economic system is focused on profit at the expense of people and the...