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Your New Contract1 MORE<p>​The 2014-2019 Nurses’ Bargaining Association provincial collective agreement makes significant progress on the issues identified as priorities by BCNU members and strives to increase the quality and safety of patient care.​</p><a href="/ResponsiveImages/homebanners/your-new-contract.jpg"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icjpg.gif" />your-new-contract.jpg</a> New Contract
RNs & RPNs: Damages Payment Process2news-and-events/rns-and-rpns-to-receive-$350-in-damages-related-to-unsafe-staffingLEARN MORE<p>​BCNU has committed to paying <b>$350</b> to all of our RN and RPN members covered by the NBA PCA, out of the damages won from the employer for their failure to implement safe staffing language from 2012. Members have up to <b>June 30, 2017</b> to submit their receipt of payment of their college registration fees to BCNU.  </p><a href="/ResponsiveImages/homebanners/RN%20RPN%20Damages.jpg"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icjpg.gif" />RN RPN Damages.jpg</a> & RPNs: Damages Payment Process

President's Message

Gayle Duteil

Not since the AIDS epidemic of the early 90s have we faced such a public health challenge as the current overdose crisis in our province. From St. Paul's to Royal Inland and in every community across BC, nurses along with other first responders are managing the impossible and saving lives every day.

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What is BCNU's mission statement?

The BC Nurses’ Union protects and advances the health, social and economic well-being
of our members, our profession and our communities.



BC Budget 2017 May Have Surplus But Nursing Deficit Remains2/21/2017 8:00:00 AMNews Release<p>​BCNU President Gayle Duteil expected the government's strong fiscal position would've meant more funding for the nursing staff required for mental health, seniors' care and all health care services for British Columbians</p> Budget 2017 May Have Surplus But Nursing Deficit Remains
Spread Kindness and Make the Pink Shirt Promise to End Bullying2/17/2017 8:00:00 AMBulletin<p>​February 22 is Pink Shirt Day, an opportunity for BCNU members to join other Canadians in raising awareness and taking action to end bullying and harassment.</p> Kindness and Make the Pink Shirt Promise to End Bullying
Public Service Collective Bargaining Update2/10/2017 8:00:00 AMBulletin<p>​Bargaining for a new collective agreement covering BCNU's public service members has opened with a partial exchange of proposals with the employer.</p> Service Collective Bargaining Update