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CUPE 204: IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO SAVE THE SEVEN OAKS ER & ICUCUPE 204, representing 7,000 health care workers in Winnipeg, continues to speak out against the government’s plan to close the Seven Oaks General Hospital Emergency Room (ER) and Intensive Care Unit (ICU), in light of the report by Dr. David Peachey.“By continuing on the path of closing the Seven Oaks ER and ICU, this government is only going to make...Read more
WRHA to close Concordia ER on Monday despite staffing concernsIn what CUPE 204 is describing as deeply “disrespectful”, the WRHA announced today that they will be fast-tracking the conversion of the Concordia Hospital Emergency Room to an Urgent Care Centre on Monday.Read more
Urgent Care at Concordia response to community mobilizing: now it’s time to end the chaos in health careIt’s time to end the chaos in health care says CUPE Local 204 President Debbie Boissonneault, in response to the government’s announcement that the Concordia Hospital Emergency Room will be converted to an Urgent Care Centre within the next five weeks. CUPE Local 204 represents 7,000 health care workers across Winnipeg.Read more
Bargaining UpdatesNote to CUPE members. Unfortunately due to the government's Health Care Representation Votes, bargaining will be stalled until the votes are over. No date has been set, but we expect it to be soon.Visit http://cupehealthcare.ca/ for up-to-date details on the votes.