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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