News & Updates
Honouring Frontline Workers This Labour Day 2021
Labour Day is coming up and it will be a great opportunity to thank and honour frontline workers for all their dedication and hard work during the pandemic.
Vote Now For Your 2021 SEIU Healthcare Scholarship Winners!
Every year, SEIU Healthcare gives away four $1,800 scholarships to help you and your children with your academic journeys.
One Year Out Facebook Live Event
You’re invited to our One Year Out Facebook Live Event. We are sharing what actions and mobilizations are needed over the next 365 days to ensure that on Wednesday, June 2, 2022, Ontario elects a government that will be there and show up for frontline healthcare workers.
Despite heroic sacrifices, Ontario health-care workers face real wage cuts
Health-care workers are telling the Ford government that its wage restraint program profoundly devalues the contribution they’ve made, and that it must go now.
2021 Black History Month Invite
SEIU Healthcare invites you to our first-ever virtual Black History Month event. Join us as we enjoy live performances, hear from incredible guest speakers, jump into a brave conversation about racism and discrimination, and discuss new ways to unify and make much-needed changes regarding equity and inclusion.
Happy Chinese New Year!
In the 21st century, the national holiday starts on the first of the Lunar Calendar and ends on the 15 of the first month. This year, Chinese New Year begins on February 12 and ends February 26 with the Lantern Festival.
Tea & Health Session For SEIU Healthcare Members
Now more than ever, we are being asked to manage our health in a pandemic where the government is failing to provide us with adequate sick days, pandemic pay, improved health and safety measures, or additional support during this time.
Ford Forgot Me – Tanya Hogan
Tanya Hogan is a Medical Device Reprocessing (MDR) Technician at West Haldimand General Hospital in Hagersville. MDR technicians play a critical role in the healthcare system by ensuring medical tools and equipment are clean, sanitized, and disinfected.
Healthcare Unions Welcome Improved COVID-19 Protections for their Members
Today the Chief Medical Officer of Health issued Directive #5, which provides clear guidance that N-95 or superior protection masks, face shields and other equipment are to be provided to health care staff working on the front line in long-term care facilities or hospitals dealing with COVID-19 outbreaks, among other improvements.
Record Your #HealthcareHero Video Story
SEIU Healthcare is your union and we want to amplify your voice. By helping us put a face to the pandemic, we can keep fighting to make your needs a priority. So, thank you for letting us share your story, but more importantly, for your dedicated service as a real-life #HealthcareHero.
Celebrate Labour Day 2020
This year, we won’t be able to march side by side, but that doesn’t mean we can’t show our purple pride! Learn more about out how you can celebrate labour day all over Ontario. Click on the links in “more information” to get more details about each event.
A Major Win in the Fight to Support You
This week we learned that the federal government has heard your voices and listened to our union’s advocacy to strengthen the current Employment Insurance (EI) system with new reforms to better protect all workers, but especially frontline healthcare workers who continue to go above and beyond through the pandemic.