Our message to provincial and territorial governments is simple: The time for excuses is over—it’s time to raise wages for personal support workers and provide better healthcare jobs.
Widespread Hospital Closures Demand Urgent Attention And Real Accountability
Unions representing 70,000 hospital workers issue open letters to the Ontario Hospital Association and the provincial government for full transparency and staff support to fix the worsening health human resource crisis in Ontario
SEIU Healthcare Retains Legal Council To Explore Options Following Injury Of Nurses
SEIU Healthcare has retained Ruby Shiller Enenajor DiGiuseppe (RSED) LLP to explore all legal options to defend union members who sustained injuries at Monday’s leaders’ debate and for the rights of people to safely protest in a free and open democracy.
Highlights from Canada’s 2022 Budget
SEIU Healthcare is committed to your safety and security, and we wanted to share some highlights from Canada’s just released 2022 federal budget. We’re pleased that working families will see bold progress on dental care and child care. To be clear, we expect much more to help fix the ongoing health human resource crisis across the care economy.
Ford Government Plans Will Result In Devastating Healthcare Worker Shortage
With health care job vacancies skyrocketing, new long-term care beds and a provincial government fond of “Band-Aid” health workforce approaches, Ontarians will see unprecedented health care staff shortages of more than 50,000 workers over the next few years.
Contract Negotiations For 70,000 Ontario Hospital Workers Break Down
“We are deeply disappointed that Ontario’s hospitals will not seriously address the pressing health and safety needs of registered practical nurses, personal support workers, clerical, cleaners and other front-line hospital staff.”