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Ontario Further Extending Temporary Wage Increase for Personal Support Workers

by Home Care Ontario | Aug 23, 2021

The Ontario government is investing an additional $169 million to extend the temporary wage increase for personal support workers and direct support workers for the third time since its initial investment last year. This increase will continue until October 31, 2021 and will help stabilize staffing levels and support our frontline health care workers to ensure the province is prepared to respond to any scenario as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve.

Read the full Ministry of Health press release here.

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