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Jun 24, 2020, 22:09 ET SEIU Healthcare Renews our Demand for a Judicial Inquiry After the Breaking News from Brian Lilley

The Ford government response leaves workers and families with more questions than answers RICHMOND HILL, ON, June 24, 2020 /CNW/ - SEIU Healthcare, the union that represents over 60,000 frontline...


Jun 22, 2020, 09:00 ET Councillor Matlow and SEIU Healthcare Call for Public Inquiry and Transformational Change in Ontario's Long-Term Care Homes

TORONTO, June 22, 2020 /CNW/ - Councillor Josh Matlow, Toronto-St. Paul's, is joined by SEIU Healthcare, the union that represents over 60,000 frontline healthcare workers in Ontario, in calling for...


Jun 04, 2020, 17:21 ET Leaked Audio Recording Reveals Nothing has Changed at Sienna Senior Living Corporation

Union reiterates demand for real change and the end to for-profit delivery of long-term care in Ontario RICHMOND HILL, ON, June 4, 2020 /CNW/ - SEIU Healthcare, the union that represents over 60,000...


May 31, 2020, 14:07 ET Ontario Government Must Take Immediate Control of Sienna Woodbridge Vista Care Community to Keep Seniors and Staff Safe

TORONTO, May 31, 2020 /CNW/ - SEIU Healthcare writes letter to Premier Ford with concerns regarding the Sienna's Woodbridge Vista Care Community. May 31, 2020 Premier of Ontario Legislative Building...


May 28, 2020, 14:28 ET Long-term care dividends must come to an end in exchange for government contracts after Extendicare Corporation paid out over ten-million dollars in dividends this quarter during COVID-19

The for-profit long-term care corporation confirmed it had no plan to deal with the coronavirus and spent a mere $300,000 of its own money on COVID-19 RICHMOND HILL, ON, May 28, 2020 /CNW/ - SEIU...


May 26, 2020, 15:38 ET Statement from SEIU Healthcare President Sharleen Stewart on Disturbing Revelations from Long-Term Care by the Canadian Armed Forces

RICHMOND HILL, ON, May 26, 2020 /CNW/ - The following is a statement from Sharleen Stewart, president of SEIU Healthcare, the union that represents over 60,000 frontline healthcare workers in...


May 23, 2020, 12:59 ET Ontario Government Must Take Control of Extendicare Guildwood

TORONTO, May 23, 2020 /CNW/ - May 23, 2020 Premier of Ontario Legislative Building Queen's Park Toronto ON M7A 1A1 Re: Taking control of Extendicare Guildwood and a public inquiry Dear Premier Ford,...


May 19, 2020, 13:03 ET Statement from SEIU Healthcare President on a Public Inquiry into Long-Term Care

RICHMOND HILL, ON, May 19, 2020 /CNW/ - SEIU Healthcare, the union that represents over 60,000 frontline healthcare workers in Ontario, has issued the following statement from President Sharleen...


May 14, 2020, 12:44 ET Open Letter to Premier Doug Ford

TORONTO, May 14, 2020 /CNW/ - May 14, 2020 Premier of Ontario Legislative Building Queen's Park Toronto ON M7A 1A1 Re: Taking control of failed long-term care homes and a public inquiry Dear Premier...


May 05, 2020, 13:04 ET SEIU Healthcare calls for public inquiry and criminal investigations into COVID-19 related deaths

Union is calling for three urgent investigations by Premier Ford, the Regional Police, and Ontario's Chief Coroner to keep people alive and determine accountability RICHMOND HILL, ON, May 5, 2020...


May 02, 2020, 14:06 ET SEIU Healthcare Mourns the Loss of a Third Member Due to COVID-19

The third death of a personal support worker (PSW) in less than three weeks demonstrates ongoing negligence and failures in the long-term care system RICHMOND HILL, ON, May 2, 2020 /CNW/ - SEIU...


Apr 30, 2020, 09:53 ET Frontline stays: Airbnb, SEIU Healthcare Work Together to Support Frontline Responders

Airbnb will support no-cost accommodations for SEIU Healthcare members serving on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis in Greater Toronto Area TORONTO, April 30, 2020 /CNW/ - Airbnb, the world's...


Apr 29, 2020, 16:11 ET SEIU Healthcare Mourns the Loss of a Second Member Due to COVID-19

Union reiterates demand for stronger measures to protect personal support workers (PSWs) and all healthcare heroes who work to keep us safe and secure RICHMOND HILL, ON, April 29, 2020 /CNW/ - SEIU...


Apr 25, 2020, 14:06 ET SEIU Healthcare Statement on Compensation for Frontline Healthcare Workers

RICHMOND HILL, ON, April 25, 2020 /CNW/ - The below statement is from Sharleen Stewart, President of SEIU Healthcare, the union that represents over 60,000 frontline healthcare workers in Ontario:...


Apr 24, 2020, 17:03 ET SEIU Healthcare secures greater protections for workers and transparency for families from order by Ontario Labour Relations Board

An OLRB Order has reinforced union claims that not enough was being done during the COVID-19 crisis by either the provincial government or long-term care corporations to keep workers and nursing home ...


Apr 21, 2020, 12:33 ET SEIU Healthcare Files Applications to Ontario Labour Relations Board Due to Failed Safety Protections for Healthcare Workers

Union taking further steps to enforce existing health and safety laws because the provincial government refuses to take action to protect healthcare workers in long-term care RICHMOND HILL, ON, April ...


Apr 16, 2020, 18:07 ET SEIU Healthcare Mourns the Loss of Member Due to COVID-19

Union reiterates demand for stronger measures to support frontline healthcare workers and patients RICHMOND HILL, ON, April 16, 2020 /CNW/ - SEIU Healthcare, the union that represents over 60,000...


Apr 07, 2020, 12:46 ET Open Letter to Premier Doug Ford from SEIU Healthcare, CUPE, OPSEU, and Unifor

TORONTO, April 7, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, SEIU Healthcare, CUPE, OPSEU, and Unifor, who together represent 250,000 health care workers in Ontario, issued the following open letter to Premier Ford: Dear...


Mar 29, 2020, 20:03 ET Ontario Government Must Enact Measures to Keep Healthcare Workers Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

RICHMOND HILL, ON, March 29, 2020 /CNW/ - Statement from SEIU Healthcare President Sharleen Stewart in response to the Ministry of Long-Term Care's emergency order allowing outside workers and...


Mar 23, 2020, 14:58 ET Frontline Healthcare Worker Tests Positive for COVID-19

SEIU Healthcare calling for action plan to keep Ontario healthy and secure RICHMOND HILL, ON, March 23, 2020 /CNW/ - It was confirmed today that a frontline healthcare worker at Markhaven Home for...


Feb 25, 2020, 15:04 ET Frontline Workers Put in the Backseat on Homecare Reforms

RICHMOND HILL, ON, Feb. 25, 2020 /CNW/ - Statement from SEIU Healthcare President Sharleen Stewart in response to the Ford Government's homecare overhaul: "Frontline workers and their unions were...


Feb 13, 2020, 13:52 ET Ford Government Taking Hard-Earned Wages Away From Frontline Long-Term Care Workers

RICHMOND HILL, ON, Feb. 13, 2020 /CNW/ - Doug Ford's government at Queen's Park is taking away modest, fairly negotiated wage increases, from nearly 100 frontline healthcare workers at Mariann Home,...


Dec 11, 2019, 13:41 ET Personal Support Workers Rally at Homecare Agency to Avoid a Lockout by the CarePartners Corporation

KITCHENER, ON, Dec. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Hundreds of frontline healthcare workers and union supporters rally at the CarePartners' corporate head office to fight back against the homecare agency's recent...


Nov 18, 2019, 19:33 ET SEIU Healthcare members embrace union's 2020 vision as all three officers acclaimed to return for another term

ETOBICOKE, ON, Nov. 18, 2019 /CNW/ - At SEIU Healthcare's 2019 Convention in Etobicoke, Ontario, President Sharleen Stewart, Secretary-Treasurer Tyler Downey and Executive-Vice President Mina Amrith...


Sep 11, 2019, 11:10 ET Ontario Government Must Stop Ignoring the Needs of Ontario's Personal Support Workers

RICHMOND HILL, ON, Sept. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - STATEMENT FROM SEIU HEALTHCARE PRESIDENT SHARLEEN STEWART: "Doug Ford's Conservative Government continues to ignore the needs of Ontario's PSWs. Ontario has...