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Long-term care workers’ unions launch public push to end for-profit care

July 22, 2020 - 12:00 AM

July 22, 2020

TORONTO – Tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., SEIU Healthcare, CUPE Ontario, and Unifor, unions that represent healthcare workers across the long-term care sector, will unveil the next stage of their joint advocacy, calling for profound change to improve the conditions of work and care through an end to for-profit care.

Media are invited to RSVP to ask questions of the union leaders. A powerful new advertisement will be premiered during the media conference. The complete, high-resolution broadcast and the ad will be available for download following the event.

WHO:

Sharleen Stewart                            Candace Rennick                            Jerry Dias

President                                           Secretary-Treasurer                         National President

SEIU Healthcare                               CUPE Ontario                                   Unifor

WHAT:

SEIU Healthcare, CUPE, and Unifor, unions that represent healthcare workers across the long-term care sector, will hold a press conference to unveil the next stage of their joint advocacy to improve the conditions of work and care, and where priorities and investments must be focused going forward.

WHERE:

Virtual press conference event will be streamed live on the Unifor, SEIU Healthcare, CUPE Ontario, and Ontario Coalition of Hospital Unions (OCHU/CUPE) Facebook pages:

https://www.facebook.com/UniforCanada

https://www.facebook.com/SEIUHealthcareCanada

https://www.facebook.com/CUPEOntario

https://www.facebook.com/ochucupe/

WHEN:

Thursday, July 23, 2020

10:00 A.M. ET

MEDIA PARTICIPATION/REGISTRATON:

Media are invited to RSVP to participate and send questions in advance or during the broadcast to the labour leaders by emailing communications@unifor.org.