UNA members attended an October 3 rally to support their co-workers in the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees facing lay-offs from their employer, Shepherd's Care. The abrupt layoffs of staff members at five Shepherd’s Care seniors’ care facilities in Edmonton will hurt the quality of care for residents.
The afternoon rally took place at Shepherd’s Care Kensington.
Shepherd’s Care Foundation, which runs the centres, plans to replace dietary staff with services provided by a for-profit multinational food service company.
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