Care staff at Gravenhurst Sienna Senior Living take rare step of picketing their employer over tens of thousands in pay owed them

GRAVENHURST, ON – Area long-term care staff, who have for many years openly advocated for increased care levels for residents, are taking the rare step of going public with a workplace-related issue that affects them directly – their own outstanding pay. The 160 front-line staff at Sienna Senior Living in Gravenhurst are owed almost two…

With many troubling allegations tied to closure of Hamilton/Niagara forensic pathology, CUPE calls on Conservatives to launch independent review

HAMILTON, ON – The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) is calling on the provincial Conservatives to launch an independent review of the decision to close forensic pathology services in the Hamilton/Niagara region. “There are too many troubling allegations surrounding the motivations behind the closure to forge ahead,” says Dave Murphy, president of CUPE 7800…