Threatening more cuts and layoffs and creating a chill in labour relations.
The Canadian Health Professionals Secretariat (CHPS) is a national advocacy body that represents 100,000 unionized health professionals who deliver the diagnostic, clinical, rehabilitation and preventative services that are essential to timely and quality health care.
Some of the highly trained professionals represented by CHPS include medical laboratory technologists, physiotherapists, social workers, pharmacists, occupational therapists, dieticians and psychologists. These professionals work in hospitals, long-term care facilities, mental health services, laboratories, home care services and public health agencies.
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Union accepts request from Nova Scotia Association of Health Organizations (NSAHO) to devote full public resources to the situation.
Private delivery of services should not even be considered, says Canadian Health Coalition.
'When you receive your H1N1 vaccination, you will also be offered vaccination against seasonal flu.'
Advises workers with family services and housing department to 'hold off' until more information is available.
'It is such an honour to come together on something so important to all of us – our members and our families.' - Joan Jessome, NSGEU president.
'This government is getting out of caring for seniors and trying to turn a quick buck by selling off some valuable properties.' - Darryl Walker.
'Communities in which community medical laboratories have been closed due to Ontario government policies include Hamilton, Napanee, Smiths Falls, Perth, Bracebridge and Winchester.' - Ontario Health Coalition.
Severance packages will be calculated on the basis of 1.5 weeks of pay for each year of service to a maximum of 52 weeks.
'NAPE is at a loss to understand the haste in moving on the matter.' - Carol Furlong.