FIQ (Fédération Interprofessionnelle de la santé du Québec)

Spotlight on key OHS actors

The 4th edition of the Network of OHS Union Representatives was held on October 10 and 11, 2018. It was the first held since the pilot project changed from an annual event into a permanent network within the organization. This edition’s theme was Spotlight on key OHS actors. Nearly 160 participants gathered to discuss their occupational health and safety concerns, expand their knowledge, develop tips…

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Provincial and local OHS

Since you can’t really have one without the other, Network participants took time to reflect on how provincial and local occupational health and safety are connected. For example, the Minister of Health and Social Services is currently working on an action plan intended to protect the health and safety of health network staff. According to the Minister, it should enable us to guarantee staff availability,…

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Tips for helping a member in distress

Guiding healthcare professionals who are experiencing difficulties, such as disputes with their employer, the complex steps of an OHS case, etc., are a central part of a local union team’s mandate. Such challenges are rarely easy for those involved. In fact, supporting someone who must overcome major obstacles and who may show signs of psychological distress requires composure and compassion while being able to preserve…

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Brief overview of the Network of OHS Union Representatives

Nearly 160 of the FIQ and FIQP’s union reps took part in the most recent edition of the Network of OHS Union Representatives.

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