How Often are you hit, punched, kicked,…………

How Often are you hit, punched, kicked, spit on, verbally and physically abused by a patient or family member. I need to ask my membership to start filling out the near miss forms. I’m trying to get a smaller form together for members to fill out. We are not paid enough, nobody should be subjected to the abuse of any …

May 27 We need more personal care homes……..

You wonder how many of these patient need special needs beds, behavioural units. I have seen patients over a year in hospital waiting placement. A hospital setting is not a place for these patients. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/seniors-wait-care-home-beds-hospital-1.3463717

FYI MAY25

FYI… There has been some issue that we have exercised our right to refuse. Please read your rights. Right to Refuse Work The Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) gives a worker the right to refuse work that he or she believes is unsafe to himself/ herself or another worker. A worker who believes that he or she is endangered …

TELL YOUR MP

If I can ask everyone who see’s this to sign the card to your MP it only takes less then 5 minutes and share that would mean a lot. Our Healthcare and our Jobs need to be protected. This week all MP are in their offices, if you want to call your MP that is great too.   http://saveourhealthcare.ca/

FYI MAY25

FYI… It is a WRHA policy to be smoke free and to protect us from second hand smoke. The employer asking you to take a patient out to smoke is a no no… That is against their own policy. You have the right to refuse. It is not good for your health. POLICY REGIONALApplicable to all WRHA governed sites and …

FYI 5/09/16

Hi I would like to thank all those that came out to vote 117 members voted. Only 1 spoiled, congratulations to our New recording secretary Mau Bae. I would like to thank Andre Mulgada for all his work as the recording secretary in his term.

FYI 4/14/16

For those of you that have not filled out your survey please do… For those of you that told me their was a problem with the link and it working on smart phones that has been fixed. Click link below https://surveys.cupe.ca/index.php/858319?lang=en

FYI 4/12/16

FYI…. THEFT OF TIME What is theft of time… Please read below link … This is more then a FYI in the employers eyes… There has been more then a few members called into thier Managers office or even into HR… The employer has eyes everywhere, they will use cameras also your id tag says a lot of what you …

General meeting 3/23/16

Thank you for all that showed up to the General meeting. Myrna report off on the Christmas Party and how it was a great success and they Have picked a date but was going to look into a few different place, before making things set in stone. Mylene read treasure report. I want to remind members that we are going …