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.
On April 25, 2020, Doug Ford announced Pandemic Pay for eligible frontline healthcare workers, effective for 16 weeks from April 24, 2020 until August 13, 2020. While this was a step in the right direction, tens of thousands of frontline healthcare workers were wrongfully excluded. This is our open letter to the Premier.
When we first started our Appreciation Rallies in April, the Durham Region was the first area we visited. On Thursday, May 28, we will be back in Pickering and Ajax to carry on our support and show our membership that will are still here for them during this very stressful and uncertain time.
On Thursday, May 28, SEIU Healthcare will be bringing our purple power to Cambridge. The Appreciation Rallies that we have organized all over Ontario have boosted the spirits of our membership and has shown employers and the government that SEIU Healthcare stands together with our members on the frontlines.