SEIU Canada (Service Employees International Union - Canada)

SEIU Canada (Service Employees International Union - Canada)

September 18, 2008 09:00 ET

SEIU Canada-Media Advisory: Home Care Workers Running on Empty

Home Care workers in North Bay to hold information picket at gas station

NORTH BAY, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 18, 2008) - Ontario's Home Care workers provide care to seniors, adults and children with disabilities and illnesses, and people recently out of hospital. Already receiving low hourly wages, most home care workers pay out of pocket to cover much of their mileage and fuel costs. The combination of low wages, no travel time pay and little or no mileage paid in the many home care workers can no longer afford to do their jobs.

WHO: Ontario Home Care workers and supporters

WHAT: Information Picket

WHEN: Friday, September 19, 2008. 8 am

WHERE: Esso gas station, 1000 Algonguin Ave, North Bay, Ontario

Contact Information

  • Media Contacts:
    SEIU Canada
    Jacob Leibovitch
    Public Affairs and Government Relations
    (416) 347-4906
    SEIU Canada
    Christine Miller
    National Representative - Communications
    (416) 576-5041