SEIU Healthcare, OCHU-CUPE, and Unifor sign 10-point Solidarity Pact to save public hospitals and fight privatization

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/November 17, 2023

Amidst an alarming rise in job vacancies, unprecedented ER closures, and thousands of patients dying waiting on surgical wait-lists, three major unions representing about 70,000 workers in Ontario’s hospital sector signed a Solidarity Pact to Save Our Public Hospitals “from further austerity and privatization” at Queen’s Park today.

SEIU Healthcare, CUPE’s Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OCHU-CUPE), and Unifor unveiled a 10-point Solidarity Pact is premised on defending patient care, halting privatization, and taking militant action to ensure contract improvements for an embattled workforce in the upcoming round of bargaining. Read the full story here (link).

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