A colleague of Beverley Jones requested that she be acknowledged during Black History Month because “Beverley is purple strong.” Beverley is the chief steward and a cook with Compass at Runnymede Healthcare Centre in Toronto.
Donna Thomas’ co-worker selected her to be acknowledged during Black History Month because she has actively engaged many of her fellow members to become more involved with their union. Donna has been an SEIU Healthcare for more than 20 years, is a steward, and she is passionate about the labour movement.
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.