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  • Wednesday, September 14, 2016
    What do BCNU support staff do for the hard-working nurses of BC? Meet Laura... Laura is a graphic designer in the Communications Department and has worked at BCNU since 2009. She develops...
  • Friday, September 9, 2016
    What do BCNU support staff do for the hard-working nurses of BC? Meet Rachel... Rachel has worked for BCNU since 2015 and helps ill and injured nurses with their disability claims and helps them get...
  • Wednesday, September 7, 2016
    What do BCNU support staff do for the hardworking nurses of BC? Meet Cindy... Cindy is a graphic designer in the communications department and has worked at BCNU for 10 years. When nurses need ads,...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2016
    BURNABY – The BC Nurses’ Union leadership is failing to live their union values as their staff prepare to remain on the picket lines through Labour Day.
  • Thursday, September 1, 2016
    For most people Labour Day signals the end of summer and the advent of fall. Labour Day is a marker of change and seasonal transformation. It is also a celebration of work, all workers and the...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2016
    Join CUPE BC at a BBQ rally for BCNU Staff on strike, this Friday. Bring down your friends, families and coworkers to show solidarity for BCNU staff on day 43 of the strike for a fair contract. Where...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2016
    What do BCNU support staff do for the hardworking nurses of BC? Meet Janice... Janice has been with BCNU & the Union of Psychiatric Nurses for over 12 years, but before that she worked for other...
  • Tuesday, August 30, 2016
    Allan Morgan has been working at the BCNU for 18 months.  He joined the union when he retired from a long professional acting career. His job is to help staff get the documents they need to...
  • Thursday, August 25, 2016
    Jason is a servicing assistant.  For nine years, he has been working hard every day for nurses at the BCNU. His main role is to provide support to labour relations officers by opening grievances...
  • Monday, August 22, 2016
    We’d like to congratulate our colleagues at Unifor for reaching an agreement with the employer. 
  • Andres Loo
    Friday, August 12, 2016
    Andres Loo has a bright smile and soft voice with just the barest hint of a European accent, a gift to him by his Estonian parents and his birth country of Sweden. The 67-year-old also has polycystic...
  • Allan Morgan and friend on the BCNU picket line
    Wednesday, August 10, 2016
    Life on the picket line isn't fun, but it can be sweet. On day 18 of picketing outside the BC Nurses Union, BCNU staffer Allan Morgan offered his thoughts about the families we make of...
  • Thursday, July 28, 2016
    APPLICATIONS ARE HEREWITH INVITED FOR: POSITION: Union Representative 2 (Full Time Regular)
  • Wednesday, July 27, 2016
      1) We’ve had our nurses’ backs. MoveUP was asked to put off bargaining twice, to accommodate the BCNU convention and ratification of the nurses’ contracts.  We waited in good faith and...
  • Tuesday, July 26, 2016
      1)  We are asking to keep what we have. MoveUP members are not asking for anything new when it comes to medical appointment and family obligation leave.  The BCNU leadership is...
  • Monday, July 25, 2016
    2016 marks the 38th Anniversary of Pride in Vancouver, the most diverse festivals and parade in the city! Pride 2016 includes over 20 events throughout the summer. Join MoveUP at the parade on Sunday...
  • Three moms-to-be on the picket line defending their sick & medical appt leave.
    Thursday, July 21, 2016
    BURNABY -  The BC Nurses Union plans to lock out its administrative employees this Friday in order to force them into accepting a contract that attacks their sick and medical appointment leave.
  • Tuesday, June 21, 2016
    National Aboriginal Day is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples, and to...
  • Trevor Johnson, BIGWU
    Sunday, June 19, 2016
    After thanking delegates for inviting him to the convention, BIGWU President Trevor Johnson assured COPE-SEPB delegates that Gwenne Farrell, Simon Berlin and Region 4 Vice President David Black - the...
  • Gwenne Farrell gives last report as National Secretary-Treasurer
    Sunday, June 19, 2016
    As befitting the pragmatic, responsible tenor of her term as National Secretary Treasurer, Gwenne Farrell’s final report to convention on Friday, June 17 focused on the nuts and bolts of COPE SEPB’s...