Health Science Professionals
About the Health Science Professionals collective agreement
The Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association (HSPBA) Provincial Agreement covers 16,600 employees spanning many professional and technical disciplines.
HSPBA is represented by the Health Sciences Association (HSA), the British Columbia Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU), the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), the Professional Employees Association (PEA) and the Hospital Employees' Union (HEU).
The most populated classifications in this bargaining association are the medical technologists, medical radiation technologists and physiotherapists. Classifications range from medical and laboratory disciplines to pharmacists, psychologists, occupational therapists, social workers and physiotherapists.
HEABC and the Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association (HSPBA) began negotiations for a new contract on September 11, 2018. The current HSPBA Provincial Agreement expires March 31, 2019.