Kevin Hickey Lead Representative Supports Arbitration and Mediation Cases For any application, please contact: Services Employees International Union Healthcare (SEIU Healthcare) is a Canadian union representing more than 60,000 workers in Ontario. Through collective bargaining, the union represents workers in hospitals, homes, retirement homes and retirement homes, as well as municipal services. The union has been active in Ontario for more than 70 years. Today, we are a collective of more than 60,000 members and are committed not only to workers` rights, social justice and justice, but also to the protection and improvement of Canada`s public health care system. Michael Guzman Service Bargaining Unit (without nurses) For any request, please contact: Kevin Hickey came to SEIU Healthcare in November 2016 as a union representative. Kevin has been familiar with SEIU Healthcare since the late 1970s, his mother SEIU Healthcare RN and Steward at Runnymede Chronic Care. His father was also a member of the BFCSD union, which merged in part from SEIU Local 2. Raised in a union budget, he has always been interested in labour and employment issues. After graduating from university, he accepted a union camp position (Teamsters 419) at a company that worked at the Ontario Food Terminal in Toronto. After seeing the company director ignore their collective agreement, he gave his name and was elected CEO. Over the past decade, SEIU Healthcare has strengthened its focus on electoral policy. The union played an important role in the 2014 Ontario provincial election by electing former Ontario Liberal Party President Kathleen Wynne. [28] [29] [30] [31] During the 2014 and 2018 election cycles, SEIU mobilized hundreds of members across the province to contact key election elections and encourage them to vote strategically and support the candidate who would be most likely to strengthen Ontario`s public health system and improve collective bargaining rights.

[29] [54] [55] We are starting to organize nursing homes across Ontario. The new collective agreements include pensions, health and safety legislation and language protection.