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Toronto, Ont. – Unions representing most long-term care workers will hold a Monday media conference to render their verdict on a flawed process that was supposed to create better long-term care for residents.

Leaders from major health care unions – the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1 Canada, the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) and the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) – will make a major announcement concerning the process being led by Shirlee Sharkey under the auspices of the Ministry of Health and Long-term Care.

WHO:             Candace Rennick, Second Vice-President, CUPE Ontario
                      Sharleen Stewart, President, SEIU Local 1 Canada
                      Patty Rout, First Vice-President, OPSEU
                      Katha Fortier, CAW Director of Health Care

WHAT:           Major announcement from long-term care unions

WHERE:         Queen’s Park Media Studio

WHEN:           Monday, March 30, 2:00 PM
The union leaders will ask:  Whatever happened to the Liberal government’s promised “revolution” in Ontario long-term care?


For more information:

David Robbins   CUPE Communications   613-878-1431 (C)