Today marks the beginning of 16 Days of Activism to end gender-based violence with this year’s theme, #DoneWaiting. The aim is to unite in solidarity with survivor advocates and women’s human right defenders to question, call out, and speak up against acts of gender-based violence.
Richmond Hill, Ont. (October 12, 2018) – Close to 150 paramedics employed by County of Lambton Emergency Medical Services will be working under their Essential Service Agreement starting at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, October 13. This comes after months of stalled negotiations with their employer.
Noel is a registered practical nurse (RPN) at the Yee Hong Centre in Mississauga and chief steward with SEIU Healthcare. She started working at Yee Hong as a personal support worker (PSW) in 2004 and decided to make the transition to nursing after finding inspiration in the leadership and compassion of her colleagues.
After a lengthy and exhaustive thought process and deep evaluation of the future of our union and the labour movement, and keeping in mind the values of justice, equity and inclusion; I have decided to appoint Tyler Downey as the Secretary Treasurer for SEIU Healthcare effective immediately.