Private care home workers call exclusion from B.C. pandemic pay extremely unfair
Two health-care workers who served on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic in a private long-term care home say they’ve been unfairly excluded from a temporary wage top-up given to their counterparts in publicly funded facilities.
A care aide a nurse who both work at a privately owned and operated care home in Port Coquitlam said they worked 12- to 16-hour shifts to care for the home’s 49 residents in the early weeks of the pandemic.
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Article Written By: KELVIN GAWLEY
Original Article Posted on: Oct 22, 2020