TORONTO, Dec. 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Sharleen Stewart, president of SEIU Healthcare, will announce plans this morning for a province-wide strike involving 4,500 Personal Support Workers.
The workers recently voted to reject a tentative agreement with Red Cross Care Partners, the largest homecare agency in Ontario.
Ms. Stewart will make her announcement today at the Queen's Park Media Studio at 9 a.m.
About SEIU Healthcare
SEIU Healthcare represents more than 55,000 healthcare and community service workers across Ontario. The union's members work in hospitals, home care, nursing and retirement homes, and community services throughout the province. SEIU Healthcare has a strong track record of improving wages, benefits and working conditions for healthcare workers, supporting the training and development needs of its members, and strengthening standards in the management and delivery of patient and client care. www.seiuhealthcare.ca
SOURCE: SEIU Healthcare
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