The announcement failed to include any money for adequate staff-to-resident ratios. The announcement failed to include full-time jobs for nurses and personal support workers. The announcement failed to include paid sick leave for precariously employed healthcare workers.
Sienna Senior Living Residents Suffering During Heatwave Despite Company Profiting Millions
Following a week that saw temperatures often feel above 40 degrees Celsius in Ontario, Sienna Senior Living sent a letter on Friday, July 10, 2020 to family members of their residents to address the lack of air conditioning in many of their long-term care homes.
Quinte Health Care Pays Management Team Hefty Bonuses While Frontliners Capped
Quinte Health Care, which owns and operates hospitals that provide primary and secondary care services, is paying out hefty bonuses ranging from 3-5% to their senior management team, despite the Ontario government’s Bill 124 limiting public sector workers, including nurses and other hospital staff, to 1% yearly compensation increases.
Help Frontline Workers Who Contract COVID-19 Get Workers’ Comp
Ontario has not made the changes needed to ensure all essential workers receive workers’ compensation if they contract COVID-19. Please take 30 seconds to take action to demand workers’ compensation for frontline healthcare workers.
SEIU Healthcare Statement On Compensation For Frontline Healthcare Workers
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.
SEIU Healthcare Mourns Tragic Loss Of Member To COVID-19
SEIU Healthcare is mourning the tragic loss of our dear member Christine Mandegarian. A dedicated personal support workers for 31 years, Christine’s colleagues described her as loving, caring, and compassionate towards absolutely everyone she cared for.
New Government Support for Healthcare Workers
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…