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Ambulance dispatchers in ‘hectic and unhealthy’ office, MPP Fife says

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Cambridge ambulance dispatchers have a “hectic and unhealthy” work environment with managers telling them to skip breaks, says Waterloo MPP Catherine Fife. In a letter to Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott dated April 3, Fife says she’s concerned the province isn’t doing enough to improve the operations for ambulance dispatchers.

Warren “Smokey” Thomas, president of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) which represents the dispatchers, said not enough is being done to help the people working the high-stress job at the Hamilton centre.

Read the full story on the CBC news website.