CEO Linda Knight was nowhere to be found yesterday, as OPSEU members held information pickets at seven CarePartners locations across the province.
Community Health Care Professionals
(HAMILTON) – Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Community Care Access Centre (HNHB CCAC) has come down firmly on the side of CarePartners, a for-profit homecare agency, in its dispute with striking nurses and administrative staff in Norfolk County and Niagara Region.
Wages have fast become the key issue is a strike by OPSEU Local 2914 against the home health care company CarePartners in Norfolk County and Niagara. Read more in the Hamilton Spectator
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas has formally requested a meeting with Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, to discuss the unconscionable behavior of the employer at CarePartners.
OPSEU President Smokey Thomas speaks to CTV news at the Local 294 information rally in Kitchener on July 5. In the interview Thomas called on Health Minister Eric Hoskins to intervene and ensure a fair settlement that puts patients before profits.