Ontario Shores’ activists win awards from Durham Labour Council

The Durham Labour Council has honoured OPSEU’s campaign for workplace safety at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences with two awards.

Local 331 President Yvonne Lewis has won the Council’s Health and Safety Award for her tireless advocacy on behalf of staff at the Centre.

Norma Gunn has won the Council’s disability rights award after sharing the story of her struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder. Norma was the subject of arecent video by Operation Maple.

Ontario Shores was fined $37,500 in September after a worker suffered a serious injury while cleaning ventilation hoods in the kitchen.

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