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Profit does not have a place in Ontario health care.

CUPE’s hospital sector in Ontario, the Ontario Council of Hospital unions (OCHU), has long since argued against contracting-out health care work to for-profit corporations and businesses.

Paying for profit is a waste of taxpayers’ dollars and usually contributes to poor health care quality, which is dangerous to the public and to workers. Little training, few supplies, feeling rushed, high staff turnover, high staff injury rates, little team work and poor working conditions are often the problems of working for health care corporations.