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CarePartners is Stuck In The Past, let's work together to shape the future. Add your name and email to the form below and click "submit" to send a letter to the CEO of CarePartners.

Dear Linda Knight,

Most personal support workers (PSWs) employed by CarePartners are passionate about helping people live with a sense of dignity and respect. PSWs care deeply about their job and their clients, but they are not cared for by you, their employer. Frontline healthcare workers do not do their jobs to get rich. Profits derived by for-profit organizations, such as the one you own, are never shared or re-invested into the needs of frontline workers. CarePartners experiences high level of staff turnover, largely because the working conditions of this employer are Stuck in the Past.

I write to you to address the injustices faced by PSWs employed by CarePartners across Ontario. The environments these PSWs work in fall well short of industry health and safety standards. CarePartners has failed to demonstrate that it values its frontline staff. This profitable business does not aim to improve the working lives of its employees.

While PSWs care for others’ health, they receive zero paid sick days to protect their own wellness. Many of them live paycheque to paycheque and have no retirement security options. Furthermore, CarePartners demonstrates little regard for their employees’ safety and well-being. On the job, PSWs experience numerous traumas, including bullying, harassment, second-hand smoke, dog bites, and exposure to bug infestations.

Linda, you have the power to improve the working lives of those you rely so heavily upon. Homecare is considered the future of the healthcare system, yet CarePartners is not meeting the needs of its workers today. Help turn what is now a lowly healthcare job, into something PSWs can be proud of. Help turn being a PSW into a lifelong career.

Sincerely,

Meetings

Location:
Brockville
Days Inn Brockville 160 Stewart Blvd Brockville
Date:
Apr 16, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00. p.m.


Location:
CarePartners Pembroke
Pembroke Library: Boardroom 237 Victoria St, Pembroke ON K8A 4K5
Date:
Apr 17, 2019 from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30. p.m.


Location:
CarePartners Sudbury
Valley East Public Library- Community Room, 4100 Elmview Dr Hanmer ON
Date:
May 9, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00. p.m.


Location:
Central West Peel
Brampton Soccer Centre, Room 2, 1495 Sandalwood Pkwy East, Brampton, ON
Date:
April 30, 19 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.


Location:
Chatham/Kent
Travelodge Hotel 555 Bloomfield Rd Chatham: London East West Room
Date:
March 28, 19 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.


Location:
HNHB
Burlington Legion
Date:
Mar 19, 19 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Location:
HNHB
SEIU St Catharines Office 404 St Paul Street Unit 2 St Catharines ON
Date:
Mar 20, 19 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Location:
Kingston
Ramada Hotel Kingston 33 Benson Street
Date:
Apr 16, 2019 from 5:00 p.m to 7:00 p.m.


Location:
Mississauga/Halton
2160 Torquay Mews Mississauga Meadowvale Four Rinks – Skaters Edge Meeting Rooms.
Date:
Mar 21, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Location:
Muskoka
TBD


Location:
North Bay
Best Western North Bay, 700 Lakeshore Dr, North Bay
Date:
May 7, 2019 from 5:00 p.m to 7:00 p.m.


Location:
Owen Sound
Owen Sound Legion, 1450 2nd Avenue W. Owen Sound, On
Date:
April 24, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


Location:
Peterborough/Haliburton/Lindsay/NorthHumberland branch

Address
Haliburton County Public Library, 78 Maple Ave., Haliburton, ON
Date:
May 29, 2019 from 1:00 p.m to 3:00 p.m.

Address
Holiday Inn Peterborough-Waterfront: 150 George St. N, Peterborough, ON
Date:
May 29, 2019 from 5:00 p.m to 7:00 p.m.

Address
Cobourg Community Centre- 750 D’Arcy St. Cobourg, ON
Date:
May 30, 2019 from 1:00 p.m to 3:00 p.m.


Location:
Quinte
Travelodge Motel, 598 Old Highway #2 Trenton, ON
Date:
April 18, 2019 from 2:00 p.m to 4:00 p.m.


Location:
Sarnia
Lochiel Centre Sarnia
Date:
Mar 27, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Location:
Sault Ste Maire
Quatro Hotel, 229 Great Northern Road, Sault Ste Marie
Date:
May 9, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.


Location:
Simcoe (Orillia, Barrie, Midland)
Barrie office, 121 Commerce Park Dr. Unit G
Date:
May 28, 2019 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Orillia Library, 36 Mississaga St. W.
Date:
May 28, 2019 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.


Location:
St Thomas
Thomas Senior Centre 225 Chestnut Street Room: South Kinsman Hall
Date:
Apr 02, 2019 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.


Location:
Stratford/Perth
Huron County Health Unit 77722B London Road, Clinton ON
Date:
April 1, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Location:
Sudbury
Hanmer Library, 4100 Elmview Dr, Hanmer ON
Date:
May 8, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Location:
Thunder Bay
SEIU Thunder Bay Office, 1200 W. Walsh St Thunder Bay
Date:
May 16, 2019 from 7:00 p.m.


Location:
Timmins
Timmins Public Library, 320 Second Ave, Timmins ON
Date:
May 6, 2019 from 1:00 p.m to 3:00 p.m.


Location:
Toronto
Legion Long Branch, 3850 Lakeshore Blvd West, ON
Date:
April 29, 19 from 1 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.


Location:
Waterloo/Wellington
Sunbridge Hotel & Conference Centre- 200 Holiday Inn Drive Cambridge (Cambridge Room)
Date:
Mar 11, 2019 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.


Location:
Windsor
Holiday Inn 1855 Huron Church Rd Windsor Wheatley Room
Date:
March 26, 2019 from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Location:
Woodstock
Station Arts Centre 41 Bridge Street Tilsonburg
Date:
Apr 03, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.


Location:
Woodstock
Qualtiy Inn and Suites Woodstock, 580 Bruin Blvd (Altadore C Room)
Date:
Apr 03, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.