Mar 30, 2010 03:36 PM The Saskatchewan government's proposal to contract-out surgeries and diagnostic testing will create a two-tiered health system.
Mar 26, 2010 10:20 AM Today’s budget is a wolf-in-sheep’s-clothing that includes measures that hurt economic recovery, penalize low-waged women workers, reduce health care investments and signals a future asset sale that will weaken the province’s ability to fund health care and education in the future, Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario President Fred Hahn said today (March 25, 2010) following the budget announcement.
Throne Speech job promises can’t hide dangerous changes in health care and sell-off of public assets, CUPE Ontario President says
Mar 8, 2010 04:48 PM The job promises previewed in today’s Throne Speech are vague and fail to hide dangerous changes in how patients access health care, how funding is allocated to hospitals and a plan for “cash-grab” asset sales that won’t create a single job but will cripple the province by permanently reducing its revenue base, the President of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario, the province’s largest trade union, said today.
Mar 5, 2010 06:38 PM This budget fails to curb runaway costs of private for-profit health care, most notably prescription drug spending. It gives only symbolic recognition to seniors, with no meaningful action to improve long-term care. And health care facilities’ infrastructure needs are once again ignored.
Mar 5, 2010 11:51 AM The McGuinty government’s plan to privatize hospital care failed in Britain, and will fail in Ontario - and hospital staff will fight it aggressively.
Feb 25, 2010 11:34 PM Health care workers rallied in Regina, demanding that the government get back to the bargaining table and address workplace concerns.
Feb 25, 2010 11:44 AM Compulsory contracting out of homecare services was introduced by the Mike Harris Conservative government in the mid-1990s. Unlike public hospitals, which directly provide health care services, Community Care Access Centres (CCACs) are required to contract out homecare services. This was part of a drive by transnational corporations to skim profits from public health care dollars, a drive that has now moved into other health care sectors. The results have been extremely negative.
Feb 17, 2010 09:44 PM A decision issued today by the Alberta Labour Relations Board denies over 2,000 CUPE members the ability to be represented by the union of their choice.
Feb 9, 2010 04:38 PM A tentative agreement covering more than 48,000 hospital and long-term care workers has been reached between the multi-union Facilities Bargaining Association and B.C.’s health employers.
Feb 1, 2010 12:50 PM More than 7,000 CUPE hospital and school board workers in Nova Scotia have given a big thumbs up to their new contracts.Previous 1 ... 19 20 21 22 23 24  26 27 28 29 30 ... 62 Next