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March 8, 2011

Stable funding for Medicare, social programs and post-secondary education should not be sacrificed for today's corporate tax cuts.

February 7, 2011

WorkSafeBC has issued nine separate orders at two Victoria-area mental health facilities criticizing the failure of Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA) to protect the safety of staff.

February 3, 2011

Sending ballots out to more than 3,000 members asking them to back a walkout if necessary.

January 30, 2011

'While there is no guarantee that the service will not still close, at least there is now an opportunity to rationally look at these services.'

January 27, 2011

'I didn’t even know most of the professions existed. But these people – amazing people – gave me my life back.'

January 27, 2011

'Two-thirds of new residential-care beds built in Ontario since 1998 have been in for-profit homes."

January 25, 2011

'The government stands by as mental health programs are being eliminated across this province.' - OPSEU.

January 24, 2011

'No substantive agreement on any issue ... the union will be filing for conciliation shortly.'

January 24, 2011

Union representing health science professionals across British Columbia urges members to vote in favour.

January 24, 2011

Workers leaving sector in droves because of unstable work environment.