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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
Convention 20162 THE HIGHLIGHTS<p>​​The 35th annual BCNU Convention 2016 took place May 16-19, in Vancouver, BC. In her opening remarks, BCNU President Gayle Duteil congratulated attendees on the successful ratification of the recent contract and addressed key issues including violence prevention, the need to protect seniors’ care, and the seriousness of post-traumatic stress disorder for nurses.​​</p><a href="/ResponsiveImages/homebanners/gayle-opening-speech.jpg">gayle-opening-speech.jpg</a> 2016

President's Message

Gayle Duteil

As the July 1st Canada Day long weekend comes to a close, and the annual sea of red and white slowly disappears, I find myself reflecting on my own Canadian citizenship. It’s all too easy to take for granted what so many others are experiencing for the very first time.​

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



Extended Health and Dental Benefits Coverage Added for LPNs7/21/2016 7:00:00 AMContract<p>With ratification of the 2014-2019 Provincial Collective Agreement (PCA), LPN extended health and dental benefit levels were increased to match those provided for RNs/RPNs under the current PCA. </p> Health and Dental Benefits Coverage Added for LPNs
Deadline Approaching for LPNs to Claim Retroactive Seniority6/28/2016 7:00:00 AMBulletin<p>​​There are numerous ways some LPNs have lost their seniority since becoming a member of BCNU. If you are one of these members, you must fill out a form no later than July 31 in order to claim retroactive seniority.</p> Approaching for LPNs to Claim Retroactive Seniority
Sharon Sponton Appointed Provincial Treasurer6/17/2016 10:00:00 PMBulletin<p>​​As per Article 4.08(a) of the BC Nurses’ Union constitution and bylaws, Council has appointed Sharon Sponton as the union’s next provincial treasurer. Sponton will assume her new responsibilities on September 1, 2016, when she takes over from current treasurer Mabel Tung, who has tendered her resignation effective that date.</p> Sponton Appointed Provincial Treasurer



BCNU Campaign Bus<img alt="" src="/ResponsiveImages/newseventsrollup/bcnu-campaign-tour-bus-3.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Greater Vancouver and Fraser Valley8/20/2016 7:00:00 AM8/20/2016 7:00:00 AMProvincial Events<p>​​​​First Cause Ride.</p> Campaign Bus
BCNU Campaign Bus<img alt="" src="/ResponsiveImages/newseventsrollup/bcnu-campaign-tour-bus-3.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Pacific National Exhibition8/25/2016 7:00:00 AM8/28/2016 7:00:00 AMProvincial Events Campaign Bus
Joint Occupational Health and Safety Training<img alt="" src="/ResponsiveImages/newseventsrollup/Education-for-Members.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BCNU Education Centre - 4060 Regent Street, Burnaby9/20/2016 7:00:00 AM9/20/2016 7:00:00 AMProvincial Events<p>​​</p> Occupational Health and Safety Training