Bill 124 disrupts free collective bargaining, says ONA, and the OHA will now go to arbitration on March 25 and 26 to secure a collective agreement. TORONTO, March 4, 2020 /CNW/ – The Ontario Nurses Association (ONA) says contract interviews between ONA Hospital have interrupted registered nurses and the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA). The ONA spent two weeks discussing its approximately 60,000 NNRs and health care professionals who provide care in Ontario hospitals. Discussions ended late last week with a number of important outstanding issues that have not yet been resolved due to the restrictions imposed by Bill 124, the ONA said. “While the ONA still prefers to negotiate a new contract for our dedicated and well-trained members, the unfortunate reality is that the provincial government`s passage of Bill 124 impinges on free collective bargaining,” says Vicki McKenna, President of the NACO, RN. “Bill 124 is the Ontario government`s legislation that limits the increase in below-cost-living compensation for some, but not all, public sector workers to a maximum of one per cent per year per year. It is clear that this government is targeting public sector workers, who are securitized for women, to make promises of wages. It freed men in male-dominated occupations, such as firefighters and police officers, from the effect of the law. The Ontario Nurses Association (ONT) represents the heart and soul of Ontario`s health care – nurses and associated health workers on the front lines. As an organization, the ONA represents them not only at the negotiating table, but is also their collective voice vis-à-vis the world. Ona…
Each union focuses on the main activity of representing its members at the bargaining table. In this section, you`ll find information on THE collective agreements of NAU members and rate updates. Click here to find your local collective agreement. ONA is the union representing more than 68,000 registered nurses and health professionals, as well as more than 18,000 nursing student subsidiaries that are cared for in hospitals, long-term care centers, public health, municipality, clinics and industry. The Have Your Say Bargaining Survey 2020 is now live. What are your top priorities? What do you want to see in your next collective agreement? Complete the survey and speak! Visit us at: www.ona.org; Facebook.com/OntarioNurses; www.Twitter.com/OntarioNurses media advice – nurses and health professionals protest … For more information: Sheree Bond, (416) 964-8833, ext. 2430, cell: (416) 986-8240, [email protected]; Melanie Levenson, (416) 964-8833, ext.
2369, [email protected] . . . . Click here to download highlights of the success of the ONA negotiations on behalf of our LHIN members (May 7, 2019). The Ontario Nurses Association supports the province… The Ontario Nurses Association negotiates your wages, benefits and working conditions on your behalf. Access your contract below: The tender for the Victorian Order of Nurses Central Negotiating Team is now complete. . The Ontario Nurses Association asks Sault Ste. Marie … Download the Care Homes Template Agreement (June 30, 2021) Here contract “The role and value of NNs in providing quality health care for Ontarians has not been recognized.
The urgent need to recruit and maintain RNAs to ensure adequate and secure RN staff resources are available is not being addressed,” says McKenna.