Almonte area long-term care staff hold rally tomorrow: “Too many tragic stories for province not to take urgent action on care levels”

ALMONTE, ON – Too many tragic stories about care quality and resident safety in long-term care homes, “should prompt the provincial government to urgent action to make a daily 4-hour resident care standard the law in Ontario,” say Almonte area direct care staff holding a rally tomorrow (Tuesday, August 1, 2017) – 11 a.m. to…

Media blackout in effect as paramedic union and Region of Waterloo continue talks

WATERLOO, ON – Local 5191 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (Regional Municipality of Waterloo Emergency Medical Services) and the Region of Waterloo have mutually agreed to a media blackout, effective until further notice. Both parties are committed to continue working towards a collective agreement. – 30 – For more information, please contact: Matthew…

Ottawa area long-term care staff hold noon rally tomorrow: “Too many tragic stories for province not to take urgent action on care levels”

OTTAWA, ON — Too many tragic stories about care quality and resident safety in long-term care homes, “should prompt the provincial government to urgent action to make a daily 4-hour resident care standard the law in Ontario,” say area direct care staff holding a noon rally tomorrow (Thursday, July 27, 2017) at the Perley and…

Hamilton area long-term care staff hold noon rally tomorrow “Too many tragic stories for province not to take urgent action on care levels”

HAMILTON, ON – Too many tragic stories about care quality and resident safety in long-term care homes, “should prompt the provincial government to urgent action to make a daily 4-hour resident care standard the law in Ontario,” say area direct care staff holding a noon rally tomorrow (Tuesday, July 25, 2017) at St. Joseph’s Villa…