HEABC and the FBA have ratified a three-year contract covering the period from April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2022. HEABC and FBA reached an interim agreement on December 1, 2018 as part of the BC government`s negotiating mandate for sustainable services and support service improvement and sustainability priorities. Care Aide is the largest professional classification of the FBA (Facilities Bargaining Association). This varied bargaining unit also includes food service employees, cleaners, laboratory assistants and care assistants. The Employees` Union Hospital (HEU), the British Columbia Provincial Government and Service Employees` Union (BCGEU), the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) and the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) represent employees in the « Establishments » subsector. The subsector of health services and services subsectors includes approximately 42,000 health care workers in British Columbia.