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Ontario health care workers to announce ‘political action’ in response to emergency orders

Ontario health care workers to announce ‘political action’ in response to emergency orders

HAMILTON — A union representing Ontario health-care workers says it will announce “political action” this morning in response to the province potentially extending its emergency powers. The Ontario Council of Hospital Unions, a division of the Canadian Union of Public Employees, will be making the announcement at Hamilton General Hospital. …

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CUPE poll shows Peterborough, Lindsay residents feel province didn’t plan properly for COVID-19 – Peterborough

CUPE poll shows Peterborough, Lindsay residents feel province didn’t plan properly for COVID-19 - Peterborough

A new poll from the Canadian Union of Public Employees suggests nearly 60 per cent of residents in Peterborough and Lindsay feel the province didn’t properly plan to deal with the coronavirus pandemic. Released on Monday, the poll, conducted in early May for CUPE’s Ontario Council of Hospital Unions and …

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Ontario wants to change PPE directive for long-term care workers, CUPE says

Ontario wants to change PPE directive for long-term care workers, CUPE says

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 8, 2020 11:35 am Updated May 8, 2020 11:36 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ TORONTO – A union representing health-care workers in long-term care homes says the province …

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Ontario wants to change PPE directive for long-term care workers, CUPE says

Ontario wants to change PPE directive for long-term care workers, CUPE says

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 8, 2020 11:35 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ TORONTO – A union representing health-care workers in long-term care homes says the province wants to change a directive that …

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Coronavirus: CUPE survey reveals anti-Asian racism towards Manitoba health-care workers – Winnipeg

Coronavirus: CUPE survey reveals anti-Asian racism towards Manitoba health-care workers - Winnipeg

The Canadian Union of Public Employees is reporting a rise in COVID-19-related racism directed at Manitoba health-care workers. CUPE says in a recent survey of Manitoba health-care workers, one in five who self-identified as being of Asian heritage experienced racism in the workplace in the last month. READ MORE: COVID-19 …

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Images show how long-term care workers may have spread coronavirus

Images show how long-term care workers may have spread coronavirus

As the number of COVID-19 infections and fatalities rises in long-term care facilities across Canada, new images reviewed by Global News have revealed some risky practices by staff that may be contributing to the disease’s exponential growth. The images show that several support workers at an Ontario long-term care facility …

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