Weekend Video: CCAC Health Professionals Strike

10922848_10153001932057394_8931981969257715291_nAlmost 3,000 CCAC Health Professionals in Ontario are on strike, forced onto the picket lines by their employers in the name of fairness.

The Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) CCAC bargaining units have been seeking very small wage increases equal to the percentages given to the other 57,000 members of ONA in the hospital, public health, and long-term care sectors. The CCAC members had a two-year wage freeze in their last contract, which expired March 31, 2014. Nine of the 10 bargaining units have voted to strike.

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