WHITBY, ON, March 19 /CNW/ - Staff at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (formerly Whitby Mental Health) will hold a march and rally to protest recent cuts to the hospital.
Recently Ontario Shores has:
- Closed one of its two off-site locations for Beacon House, a
residential treatment program serving individuals with complex
- Closed Challenging Directions Enterprises; a Whitby-based outpatient
workshop that provides work experience to 75-80 clients daily.
- Privatized laundry services; providing less care for the clothing of
- Eliminated 55 positions, including professional and support staff.
When: Saturday, March 20 at 10 am
Where: OPSEU members will gather at Victoria and Gordon Streets in
Whitby and March down Gordon to the driveway entrance of
Who: Speakers will include Patty Rout, OPSEU 1st Vice-President.
SOURCE Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU)
For further information: For further information: Rick Janson at (416) 525-3324 (Cell)