SEIU Healthcare advocated for an across the board wage increase for all healthcare workers at the onset of this pandemic, but a temporary pay bump cannot be a replacement for the personal protective equipment too many workers are still being denied.
We have heard from you throughout this crisis that you need more support. That’s why we’ve been aggressively calling on your governments in Ottawa and at Queen’s Park to support you on the frontline and telling them that you need more. I’m pleased to share that today, Prime Minister Trudeau announced that the Canada Emergency Relief Benefit will be made…
It was confirmed today that a frontline healthcare worker at Markhaven Home for Seniors, located in Markham, has tested positive for COVID-19 after the long-term care home first learned of a resident with the virus last week. Additional workers who may have been exposed to the virus are currently awaiting test results.
We’re encouraging all SEIU Healthcare members, friends and family to show their appreciation for Healthcare Workers during COVID-19. One simple way you can do this is by using our customized frame and adding it to your Facebook profile picture. The entire process takes less than one minute! Here’s how to do it in 3 simple steps.
The feeling of stress and anxiety is a totally normal reaction amidst The Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. During this time of great uncertainty, fear and the immense pressure that comes with working on the frontline during a global pandemic, we must always be sure to prioritize our mental health and wellbeing.