On May 15, 2019 more than 40 SEIU Healthcare nurses and staff met with several MPPs at Queen’s Park to discuss the challenges they face every day in their profession and the barriers they encounter to providing the best possible care for their patients.
Healthcare is not a real priority in the 2019 Ontario budget. The challenges our system face will only grow as the demand for services far outstrips expenditures in this budget. This budget confirms the coming years will be harder for frontline workers across the healthcare system in Ontario.
Donna Thomas’ co-worker selected her to be acknowledged during Black History Month because she has actively engaged many of her fellow members to become more involved with their union. Donna has been an SEIU Healthcare for more than 20 years, is a steward, and she is passionate about the labour movement.