Members of HeABC and the Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association (HSPBA) have ratified a three-year collective agreement for the period from April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2022. HEABC and HSPBA began formal negotiations in September 2018 and reached a provisional agreement on 9 November 2018. All HSA members in the public health sector are covered by one of three framework collective agreements: community social services and private sector employees are subject to three separate agreements: let`s explain it. Alice, a full-time pharmacist, loses her mother. Alice has to travel to Britain for the funeral. Under the collective agreement, she is entitled to 30 hours of compassionate leave and 22.5 hours of travel for compassionate vacation. In total, Alice may take seven (7) days off to mourn the loss of her mother.