NOTICE TO EDITORS
VANCOUVER, Nov. 6, 2012 /CNW/ - Hundreds of health care workers will
rally at the Vancouver Art Gallery Wednesday to back their demands for
fair and reasonable contract settlements.
They'll hear from the leaders of the three lead unions in ongoing
collective bargaining talks covering 70,000 health care workers.
Rally for Health Care
Vancouver Art Gallery, North Side
Wednesday, November 7 @ 12:15 p.m.
Darryl Walker, president, BC Government and Service Employees' Union
Bonnie Pearson, secretary-business manager, Hospital Employees' Union
Reid Johnson, president, Health Sciences Association
Workers in the Community Bargaining Association will begin limited job
action Thursday, while those in the Facilities Bargaining Association
announced a 96 per cent strike mandate this past weekend.
The Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association is currently
taking a strike vote among union members in that sector.
Media feeds will be available on site.
SOURCE: Hospital Employees' Union
For further information:
Margi Blamey, HEU communications officer, 604-785-5324 (cell)
Holly Reid, BCGEU communications officer, 604-785-0124 (cell)
Yukie Kurahashi, HSA communications officer, 778-869-1034 (cell)