CHPS | National Union of Public and General Employees


Canadian Health Professionals SecretariatThe Canadian Health Professionals Secretariat (CHPS) is a national advocacy body that represents 100,000 unionized health professionals who deliver the diagnostic, clinical, rehabilitation and preventative services that are essential to timely and quality health care.

Some of the highly trained professionals represented by CHPS include medical laboratory technologists, physiotherapists, social workers, pharmacists, occupational therapists, dieticians and psychologists. These professionals work in hospitals, long-term care facilities, mental health services, laboratories, home care services and public health agencies.

News - Canadian Health Professionals Secretariat (CHPS)

August 12, 2009

Alberta government intervenes to delay strike date originally set for Friday, Aug. 14.

August 10, 2009

'It's been a year since these health care professionals voted to join a union. It's time they had a contract!' - Elisabeth Ballermann.

July 30, 2009

MGEU and other health care unions address health and safety concerns relating to flu outbreak.

July 26, 2009

'The overheated rhetoric and outright falsehoods that you’ve heard about the quality and viability of Canada’s system simply do not stand up to scrutiny.' - James Clancy.

July 22, 2009

NUPGE's James Clancy says its time for Stephen Harper to stand up against American propaganda and scare tactics.

July 22, 2009

Fighting for first contract with giant American company.

July 21, 2009

Article alarms the public irresponsibly and unfairly maligns some of the most dedicated workers in Canada.

July 21, 2009

The Association of Allied Health Professionals (AAHP) says the Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Health is refusing to continue paying a labour market adjustment to pharmacists, thus treating them unfairly compared to hospital pharmacists and in the process making it more difficult to recruit and retain pharmacists within the department.

July 16, 2009

HSABC wants meeting with health minister to address budget issues.

July 14, 2009

DynaLIFE lab employees in Alberta have overwhelmingly rejected their employer's 'final' offer.  The employer and HSAA have agreed to return to the bargaining table on July 20th.