Unifor ‘shocked’ by 80 job cuts at Windsor Regional Hospital

- April 8, 2019

Officials at Windsor Regional Hospital say 80 jobs will be lost in an effort to balance their budget.

Hospital CEO David Musyj says most of the staff impacted by the losses will be in the housekeeping and food services departments.

Musyj tells CTV Windsor 20 people have already been let go, and they will now look at achieving the other savings through attrition and retirement options.

Musyj admits a cut to housekeeping may mean longer wait times for patients to get a bed, but he insists the job losses will not affect front line clinical care.

“No clinical services will be negatively impacted one iota,” says Musyj. “From a patients perspective, nothing is going to change.”

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