On Tuesday, April 9, SEIU Healthcare members and staff joined the Ontario Equal Pay Coalition in rallying outside of the Hon. Laurie Scott’s office to call on the Ontario government to share their plans for closing the gender wage gap.
Healthcare is not a real priority in the 2019 Ontario budget. The challenges our system face will only grow as the demand for services far outstrips expenditures in this budget. This budget confirms the coming years will be harder for frontline workers across the healthcare system in Ontario.