Sharleen Stewart, president of SEIU Healthcare, issued the following statement in response to the provincial budget in Ontario
This afternoon, the Ontario government announced they will be extending the temporary wage enhancement of up to $3 an hour for personal support workers until June 30, 2021.
Union urges Ford government to accept decision and give women working in long-term care the money they are owed
Today, SEIU Healthcare, Unifor, and CUPE, unions representing 175,000 healthcare workers across Ontario, held a virtual media conference to announce the launch of International Women’s Day actions with a clear message to Premier Ford: “Respect Us. Protect Us. Pay Us.”