The work of addressing and challenging anti-Indigenous and anti-Black racism in our communities is something we must also do in our own union. When CUPE Ontario’s Anti-Racism Organizational Action Plan (AROAP) was adopted by members at our Convention, the goal was to root out these forms of racism in CUPE Ontario by identifying the practices and policies that act as barriers to participation for racialized and indigenous members.
'He's my boss:' Hospital president knew of CEO's Dominican vacation but couldn't stop it 'My choice, as was the choice of the entire executive team, was to stay local,' Melissa Farrell Bobby Hristova · CBC News · Posted: Jan 08, 2021 6:25 PM ET The president of St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton says she knew Dr. Tom Stewart, the now-former [...]
Hamilton Ontario hospital CEO who vacationed in Dominican Republic resigns from health panels Dr. Tom Stewart has resigned from 3 advisory panels, says health ministry Bobby Hristova · CBC News · Posted: Jan 05, 2021 7:10 PM ET | Last Updated: January 6 The CEO of Ontario's St. Joseph's Health System in Hamilton and Niagara Health vacationed [...]
With the roll out of COVID-19 vaccines in Canada this week, we have released a statement to remind nurses of their professional accountabilities to support evidence-based public health prevention and protection measures, including vaccinations, masking, handwashing, and social distancing.
OCHU-CUPE, SEIU & Unifor sued to increase protections for workers in hospitals and in long term care [...]
CUPE Local 786 Members! As we prepare for the bargaining conference in November we have launched our bargaining survey. English - https://survey-sondage.cupe.ca/index.php/675826?lang=en French - https://survey-sondage.cupe.ca/index.php/675826 The survey will be posted on the OCHU website until Sept 7th, 2020.
Pandemic Pay Update – May 6th 2020 Please note: This decision came from the Government and was not a decision of the Local - The Local will continue to fight that this list should include ALL essential frontline workers. View Link
Dear sisters and brothers, As you know, the Ontario government announced a Pandemic Pay top-up of $4.00 an hour until August 12. [...]
In 1984, the Canadian Labour Congress established April 28th as the National Day of Mourning in Canada to remember and honour those who have died, been injured or suffered illness in the workplace. The date was chosen in 1984, when the Canadian Labour Congress proclaimed the Day to coincide with the [...]
CUPE is calling on the Ontario government to release its stock of expired N95 masks to the health care workforce. [...]