28 September, 2020
For immediate release
TORONTO, ON – The Registered Nurses (RNs) and Registered Practical Nurses (RPNs) at Bellwood Health Services recently overwhelmingly voted YES to joining the IAM. “They had heard of our recent organizing victory at RNS Health Services and decided that they wanted a Union that would fight for them as well”, explained Organizer Rootisha Rampat. “They made their decision as a group and stuck together,” Rootisha added.
These nurses will join the hundreds of other nurses that IAM Healthcare Local 1295 already represents. Bellwood Health Services is an addictions inpatient facility located in Toronto.
The IAM represents more than3,200 workers in the healthcare sector.