Second and Final Installment of the Temporary Retention Incentive for Nurses

The second and final installment of the Temporary Retention Incentive for Nurses will be deposited on September 23, 2022.   Part-time, casual and temporary/contract staff employed through St Joe’s Second installment: Staff may receive payment up to $2,500 provided they continue employment on September 1, 2022 Will relate to hours worked between: March 20, [...]

2022-09-09T12:48:58-04:00Friday, September 9th, 2022|Member News, RPN News|

Front-line Hospital Workers Say They Feel Betrayed by the Province

Sonja Bernhard used to sit in her car and cry at the end of a shift at the Hamilton long-term care home where she had been deployed to help with the pandemic. Like other front-line health workers, the registered practical nurse found working during the pandemic physically and emotionally gruelling. She continues to deal with fallout from it.

2021-06-17T15:32:58-04:00Thursday, June 17th, 2021|Member News, Public News, RPN News|

Hamilton Specific RPN Poll Released Tuesday May 11 – 11 a.m.

HAMILTON/NIAGARA REGION – As part of Nursing Week (May 10-17) Hamilton and Niagara Region registered practical nurses (RPNs) who are members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OCHU/CUPE) and SEIU Healthcare are speaking openly with media (tomorrow) Tuesday May 11 at 11 a.m. on ZOOM (

2021-05-13T15:00:48-04:00Monday, May 10th, 2021|Member News, RPN News|

Respect Us, Protect Us, Pay Us Launch

Respect Us, Protect Us, Pay Us Launch Dear Brothers, Sisters and friends, On March 8, CUPE, SEIU, and Unifor health and long-term care workers launched their campaign to demand respect, protection, and adequate compensation for all health care workers: Respect Us, Protect Us, Pay Us.  Following the overstress of health care resources and [...]

2021-03-08T11:25:44-05:00Monday, March 8th, 2021|Member News, Public News, RPN News|
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