Bed counts will drop to nearly half over the next four years despite a doubling of patients with dementia in the coming years, union says.
'Right now lives are being put at risk. It’s that simple.' - Chris Broughton, MGEU Local 911.
'A bit of progress was made on some issues, but not anywhere near the kind of movement we need to see.'
SEIU case sets precedent for long queue of similar cases pending across Ontario.
Employees fighting freeze say money saved in wages would be scooped up by long-term care executives and private shareholders.
Canadian Health Coalition says ‘affordability’ no longer an excuse for inaction.
'It is crucial that businesses make mental health and well-being a priority to prevent disability in the first place.'
Labour organizations gathering at 10 a.m. at Health Resource Centre.
'Laid-off workers have not received their severance entitlements despite an employment standards regulation requiring the employer to pay out all wages within 48 hours.' - BCGEU.
Saskatchewan Party government eroding public health care system, say critics.