Labour Adjustment Update

Yesterday, we met with the WRHA and St. Boniface Hospital to start to sort our specifics of your labour adjustment processes. There is not much to share at this point, but here is where we are: For Grace Hospital: The coordinator from the WRHA has not been present at...

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The Next Steps

In the past two weeks, members at the Grace Hospital and St. Boniface hospital have been given notice that positions will be impacted, with little details. Since that time, we have met once already with senior management at the WRHA to start and ensure the process...

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Rally at St. Boniface Hospital!

Rally at St. Boniface Hospital!

Rally at St. Boniface on Thursday, August 24th 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on the sidewalk at the front entrance on Tache. Come out and take part during one of your breaks or please join us if it’s your day off. Friends and family welcome!    ...

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Union Reps on site at St. Boniface

UFCW Union Representatives will be in the hospital over the next several days to answer any questions or talk about any concerns. Wednesday, August 9 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.,  3 p.m. - 7 p.m.,  10:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. Thursday, August 10 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.,  3 p.m. - 7 p.m., ...

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Received Notice for St. Boniface Hospital

We received the attached notice from St Boniface Hospital late in the day yesterday. This notice sets out the anticipated changes that will be implemented no sooner than December 1st, 2017. The notice is vague and does state that these are the maximum number of EFT’s...

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Meeting Rescheduled

Last week we stated that we were scheduled to meet with Senior Management at the WRHA today at 1 p.m. This meeting has now been rescheduled for next Tuesday, August 8th, 2017 at 10:30 am at the request of the WRHA. At this meeting, we are hoping to get more...

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Received Notice for Grace Hospital

We received the attached notice late in the day yesterday that sets out the anticipated time line of changes being implemented no sooner than October 25th, 2017.  The affected departments are: Physiotherapy outpatient services, Respiratory Therapy and Diagnostic...

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UFCW pushing for more information

UFCW pushing for more information

UFCW attended a meeting that was called at the request of senior labour relations at the WRHA to discuss impending health care changes.  Changes to the health system right now are being driven by two factors, one is the “clinical consolidation plan” (that is the...

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Concerning changes impacting our members

The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WHRA) has announced some of the reckless cuts ordered by our provincial government that will have a negative impact on our members, the services they deliver and the families who rely on these services. They announced that they...

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