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Tell the Fair Wages Commission it is Time for $15/hr in BC

November 8, 2017
After years of fighting for a $15/hr minimum wage in BC, we are getting closer.  People across BC did the hard work necessary to put a $15/hr minimum wage on the agenda. But there is one more step to end poverty wages in BC.  

Survey on precarious work in the community social services sector

November 8, 2017
Are you affected by precarious work – employment that is insecure, unprotected, lacking in regular work and/or benefits, and that cannot support a family?   Your union – Health Sciences Association of BC (HSA) -- , the Community Social Services Bargaining Association (CSSBA), and the Community Social Services Employers’ Association (CSSEA) are working together to study the extent of precarious work in your sector.  

HSPBA Bargaining Proposal deadline next Friday

November 7, 2017
HSA stewards are reminded that the deadline for receiving bargaining proposals from chapters is Friday, November 17, 2017.   If you have not yet scheduled a meeting to allow members to discuss and vote on proposals to be considered at the union’s Bargaining Proposal Conference in December, please schedule a meeting as soon as possible in order to be able to give members an opportunity to submit and vote on the priority for bargaining proposals.  

Community social service workers appreciation day

November 6, 2017
Ottawa (6 Nov. 2017) — November 6, 2017, is the 10th annual Community Social Service Workers Appreciation Day. This Appreciation Day was started by the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) to recognize the work done by community service workers. It’s an opportunity to recognize a group of workers whose work is crucial to the well-being of many Canadians.

ADDITIONAL DATE ADDED - HSA Advanced Course - Chief Steward Training - November 21, 2017

October 31, 2017
HSA Advanced Courses:  Chief Steward Training     Chief and Assistant Chief Steward Training Objective

Regions 1 and 2 - Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace Workshop - Victoria February 13, 2018

October 31, 2017
REGIONS 1 and 2 HSA Welcomes you to Register for a Workshop on Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace  

Apply now for an HSA Scholarship to the 2018 Canadian Labour Congress Winter School

October 31, 2017
2018 Canadian Labour Congress Winter School 

Chief Steward and Assistant Chief Steward Advanced Training - November 20, 2017

October 24, 2017
Chief and Assistant Chief Steward Training Objective This 1 day specialized training is for Chief Stewards and Assistant Chief Stewards.  As leaders in your chapter, you have some additional opportunities, responsibilities, and challenges.  The goal of this workshop is to identify and discuss your role both within the Union structure and with the Employer and your role as a chapter/steward team leader.  We will also focus on ways in which you can share your workload with other stewards, mentor new stewards, and succession planning.  

HSA Supervisors in the Union - January 29-30, 2018

October 24, 2017
      HSA Supervisors!  You are invited to an HSA Supervisors in the Union Workshop    Date: January 29-30, 2018 Time: 9 am to 4:30 am (breakfast served at 8:30 am)

Workplace Psychological Health and Safety Workshop

October 24, 2017
To register for this workshop please go to WHEN Jan 31, 20188:30 am - 9:00 am  Breakfast9:00 am - 5:00 pm Workshop Where HSA Training room