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Toronto Paramedics Refuse to Work Overtime

Their hope? The city will solve the problem of severe understaffing


 
 

Victoria Ptashnick, Toronto Star | | Tuesday, October 9, 2012


TORONTO -- About 150 unionized paramedics are refusing to work overtime to underscore the city’s desperate need to hire 200 more paramedics, says the group’s spokesman.

Ken Horton, a Toronto EMS veteran of almost 30 years, said he hopes the move will force the city to solve the problem of severe understaffing that has been getting worse over the last decade.

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