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May 28, 2019

Increases in occupational and physical therapy training seats will ensure more patients get access to care that will improve their quality of life, while more students can train closer to home.

May 7, 2019

"By creating this fund, the union is playing an active role in the continued development of skills and tools members need to meet the changing and challenging practice of psychiatric nursing." — Val Avery, HSABC President

April 25, 2019

"Being part of HSABC/NUPGE will ensure that we can continue to provide excellent service to families across BC.” — Mridula Ivy Morgan, a parent coach with the CMHA's Confident Parent Thriving Kids Program

April 16, 2019

The Day of Action is part of an intensive 8-day lobbying campaign to restore fairness to B.C.'s labour laws.

January 29, 2019

“When we talked to our members about the agreement, they had real concerns about a 'working short' premium that lets employers off the hook from addressing shortages, and plans to change pension and benefits governance and coverage." — Val Avery, HSABC President

November 13, 2018

The B.C. government has committed to work collaboratively with stakeholders to implement the repeal of these bills. The BCGEU/NUPGE and HSABC/NUPGE look forward to engaging in this process to support, and significantly improve conditions for workers affected by these changes. 

October 15, 2018

The submission calls for the Ministry of Health to focus on human resources strategies that address shortages in health science professions, improve access to multidisciplinary primary care and mental health services, and improve access to early intervention services for children with disabilities.

September 5, 2018

“Continuing professional development is critical to ensuring success in recruiting and retaining the specialized health science professionals who are so important on the modern health care team." —Val Avery, HSABC President.

August 22, 2018

“For several years, our public health system has been impacted by a critical shortage of sonographers, particularly in northern and remote communities. These new training spaces are an important step forward.” — Val Avery, HSABC President

June 20, 2018

Each year, the 390,000-member National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) offers scholarships hat reflect its pursuit of equal opportunity for workers.