Strong strike vote at Community Living Huronia
November 10, 2011 -
Community Living Huronia workers in Midland voted
92% in favour of a strike on Monday, November 7.
Conciliation is scheduled for December 5, 2011.
“Our members turned out in record numbers for
this vote,” said Local 357 President, Vicki McGuire.
“The bargaining team is going into conciliation with
the strong support of our membership.”
Workplace violence is a big concern as staff find
they do not have the support that they need, often
working alone for long hours and night shifts in
unsafe situations. This has contributed to a large
and growing number of grievances.
In this demanding work environment, workers serve
the needs of a diverse group of individuals ranging
from children to seniors. This includes hard to
serve individuals in community settings.
Local 357 includes 180 workers from a large
number of workplaces including 19 different group