COVID-19 UPDATE: Advisory from Eastern Health on Hospital Appointments

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The following advisory from Eastern Health contains information for CUPE members in the Eastern Health district Eastern Health advises the public that a new temporary phone line is now available for individuals who have questions about the status of their hospital appointments. Due to service reductions related to COVID-19 emergency planning, patients and clients can call 709-752-4500, or toll-free at …

COVID-19 UPDATE: Advisory from Eastern Health on Public Screening and Access to Facilities

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The following advisory from Eastern Health contains important information for CUPE members and families in the Eastern Health district Eastern Health advises the public that facilities within the region will begin to reduce the number of entry points, or entrances, into its facilities in an effort to manage and screen individuals upon entry. Individuals entering health-care facilities can expect to be …

Let’s look out for each other

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During these uncertain times we are thankful for the work of CUPE members that keep our public services available to the people of Newfoundland and Labrador, even while more and more private sector workplaces close or delay operations. Our Health Care members are on the front lines of the struggle to contain COVID-19 and protect the health of the public; …

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON COVID-19

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The following letter from CUPE National President Mark Hancock and National Secretary-Treasurer Charles Fleury contains important information on the novel coronavirus and a link to our national website where updates will be posted. We are also including a link to the NL Government web page on COVID-19 which includes protocols for public safety and up-to-date information on the spread of …

Know your rights

creynolds Fact Sheet, Health and Safety

All Canadian workers have these four rights to health and safety in the workplace. The Right to Know Workers have the right to know what health and safety hazards are related to their work. It is an employer’s legal obligation to tell workers of any hazards they may encounter, the likelihood of being exposed, and the severity of harm if …