Month: November 2018

HSAA stands in solidarity with postal workers

The Health Sciences Association of Alberta (HSAA) stands in solidarity with thousands of postal workers who were ordered back to work earlier this week following a month of rotating strikes. Together with our affiliate unions, who are members of the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE), we have offered the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) an interest-free loan should they request it to further their actions. HSAA President Mike Parker says, “The actions…

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We have the power to bring about real change

Sometimes, it’s hard to believe that people have power. We’re just regular folks, after all. We work hard, we raise our families, we pay our bills, but the real power lies in the hands of governments and big employers, right? What can we little guys do? The answer is: We can do a lot. The trick is that we have to work together and we have to get involved. One year ago, on Nov. 15, 2017,…

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