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Description: B.C.’s licensed practical nurses have voted to leave the Hospital Employees’ Union for the B.C. Nurses’ Union.

Source: The Vancouver Sun

Date: 10/05/2012


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Questions for discussion:

  • What do licensed practical nurses do?
  • What reasons does this story give for LPNs wanting to leave the HEU for the Nurses’ Union?
  • What do you think will be the advantages for LPNs related to this move? The disadvantages?
  • What does your textbook say about union “raiding”? Why is it controversial?
  • Do you think this situation fits the definition of “raiding”?

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