‘Respect Us. Protect Us. Pay Us.’ Action

Tuesday, March 23
10:30am - 12pm EDT

Convocation Hall, University of Toronto

31 King’s College Circle
Toronto ON M5S 1A1

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Respect us. Protect us. Pay us.

When: Tuesday March 23, 2021 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Where: Convocation Hall, University of Toronto 31 King’s College Circle, Toronto M5S 1A1

What: Drive-by action to call on the Ford government to increase health care and long-term care funding.

Participants are asked to assemble with their vehicles at Convocation Hall. Drive-by action will then circle Queen’s Park. All in attendance will be required to observe COVID-19 safety measures.

COVID-19 has brought systemic shortages in Ontario’s healthcare and long-term care systems to the forefront with tragic consequences. Unifor has joined CUPE and SEIU Healthcare in the ‘Respect Us. Protect Us. Pay Us.’ campaign on behalf of the unions’ 175,000 frontline healthcare workers.

View the participants guide here

Our COVID heroes need your help.

Workers from all sectors are asked to support the thousands of Unifor healthcare and long-term care members by joining the ‘Respect Us. Protect Us. Pay Us.’ action to call for the provincial government to properly fund healthcare to provide decent jobs and improved care for Ontarians. 

This pandemic-safe action will take place a day ahead of the release of the Ontario budget.

Make your concerns, and horn, heard at a drive-by action at Queen’s Park on Tuesday, March 23.

You can also show your support for healthcare and long-term care workers online using the #RespectProtectPay and #carenotprofits hashtags.