Category: Bargaining

Bringing hospital, long-term care staff sick with COVID-19 back to work early, dangerous way to deal with staffing crisis say CUPE and SEIU

Two of Ontario’s largest health care unions are asking the provincial government to rescind a new pandemic guidance order they believe creates an unacceptable level of risk for hospital patients, long-term care residents and health care staff by enabling hospitals and long-term care employers to order potentially sick or still infectious health care workers with COVID-19 back to work.

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OCHU calls on Government to Pay PSW Wage Enhancement

Many of our affiliated hospital local unions have reported that their PSWs are not receiving the latest extension of the PSW wage enhancement of $2. an hour.
We made several outreaches to the Ministry of Health, without response and today we have written to the Premier and the Minister of Health.

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Stop violence against hospital workers

Grievances and Arbitrations