Massive crowd denounces
health care privatization in Bruce County
July 31, 2008
KINCARDINE - More than 250 members of the
community picked up OPSEU picket signs this
morning to voice a loud protest against
privatization of this southwestern Ontario
town’s hospital physiotherapy clinic.
River Regional Hospital
November 15 , 2007 Rally at Humber River Regional Hospital
OPSEU members at the Humber River Regional Hospital participate in a Nov 15
rally with ONA,SEIU and other supporting labour organizations. The unions are
upset with the poor labour relations environment at the hospital. OPSEU Local
590 has been without a contract since March 31, 2006.
St. Joseph’s Healthcare, Hamilton
August 2, 2007 Rally at Hamilton St. Joseph’s Healthcare About 70
activists rallied Aug. 1 outside Hamilton’s St. Joseph’s Healthcare. Meanwhile
inside, the hospital issued layoff notices to staff who work at three lab
collection sites. More…
July 9, 2007 Sign Petition: On Oct. 31, 2007, St.
Joseph’s Healthcare in Hamilton will close the three remaining community labs
that it operates. About 20 full and part-time employees will be affected. OPSEU
members can sign Local 206’s petition. More information and petition are at
February 26, 2007 News Release: Mental health and addiction
services in Durham Region at risk
February 26, 2007 OPSEU members in
protest cuts to laboratory services at
Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare.