Category: Announcement

Karen Robertson

It is with great sorrow that we announce the sudden passing of Karen Robertson. Karen was a dedicated union activist as local 2875’s Treasurer and previous Vice President. Karen worked as a RPN at the Queensway Carleton Hospital since 1980. Karen will be deeply missed by her many friends.

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Joint letter to government re: vaccination of hospital workers

As the representatives of health care workers and the association of hospital employers in which they work, we recognize the historic importance of the COVID-19 vaccination effort. We are writing to offer our assistance and to provide initial joint recommendations to support this critical public health initiative.

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Bill 195 Rallies Postponed

Due to crowd limits imposed by the Ontario government on Saturday Sept. 19, OCHU and CUPE Ontario are postponing Bill 195 rallies until those limits are relaxed.
We will be in touch shortly with alternate campaign activities for our membership.

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Amend Bill 195

Tuesday July 21 at 11:00 a.m. we will hold a 5 minute political protest against Bill 195

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Pandemic Pay Subsidy Protest – May 14

Both of these workers care for patients at the bedside (including COVID patients), but only one is considered a front-line worker in the eyes of the Ford government. Join our action Thursday, May 14. We are all on the front line.

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OCHU cancels Annual Convention due to COVID-19

The OCHU Annual Convention will not be rescheduled for 2020. All elected positions will have their tenure extended to 2021. These positions will then be elected for a one-year term, to ensure conformity with the constitution.

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OCHU and OSBCU agree to staff transfer principles

The government has announced plans to move school board cleaners into hospitals and other sectors. CUPE’s school board council (OSBCU) and OCHU have agreed to principles that we believe should be followed in any transfer of...

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