Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU)

Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU)

September 18, 2007 15:52 ET

OPSEU: Media Advisory-Community Asks St. Joseph's Board to Reconsider Privatization of Lab Sites

HAMILTON, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 18, 2007) - Diverse representatives of the Hamilton community will speak at a noon-hour press conference urging Hamilton's St. Joseph's Healthcare to reverse its decision to privatize three local lab collection sites. More than 18,000 Hamiltonians signed petitions against privatization of these facilities that will result in new user fees for lab tests ordered by physicians in the Hamilton area, particularly affecting mental health patients.

Where: James St. Baptist Church, 96 James St. S.

When: September 19, 12 Noon

Who: Pastor Don Berry-Graham
Ed Zacharewski, Vice-President OPSEU Local 206
Hamilton health care professionals

Contact Information

  • OPSEU Local 206
    Ed Zacharewski
    (905) 517-9225