WHITBY, ON –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– With Ontario entering the 2nd wave, and long-term care under threat, CUPE Ontario is joining the Ontario Health Coalition in Whitby on October 8 for a car caravan. The event is part of over 20 rallies happening that day across the province.
The coalition of unions, community organizations, and community members are calling for improved conditions, full-time work, and wage increases for workers in long-term care; and a minimum care standard of 4-hours of hands-on care per resident per day.
WHO: Candace Rennick, Secretary-Treasurer of CUPE Ontario.
WHAT: Whitby car caravan as part of the Day of Action for Long-Term Care.
WHEN: October 8, 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
WHERE: Conservative MPP Lorne Coe’s office, 114 Dundas St. E. (cars will line up on Perry St. for motorcade). Also available via telephone or zoom. Contact Daniel Tseghay at 647-220-9739 to be connected.
For more information, contact:
Communications Representative, CUPE