December 12, 2014
The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) and the Ontario Public Service Employees' Union (OPSEU) are urging the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Toronto Police, and Crown attorneys to lay charges against the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) for a violent attack that left a Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) beaten beyond recognition.
December 08, 2014
The Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) is pressing the Ministry of Labour to issue charges following yet another violent attack on a nurse at Southlake Regional Health Centre.
November 28, 2014
The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) is applauding an Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) interim order to heighten security for staff at the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group (ROHCG), Brockville Hospital Mental Health Centre B4 Unit.
November 25, 2014
The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) is pleased that Royal Ottawa Health Care Group is at trial this week, facing three charges from the Ministry of Labour for failing to keep staff safe. The charges stem from an incident at the Royal Ottawa Place Recovery Program in which nurses suffered injuries due to an attack at work.
November 20, 2014
About 100 registered nurses – members of the Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) – will join an Ontario Health Coalition rally to stop private clinics and save local public hospitals tomorrow.
November 19, 2014
One thousand front-line registered nurses and allied health professionals attending the Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) 2014 Biennial Convention will hear from Marshall Ganz tomorrow.
November 18, 2014
Ontario Nurses’ Association Members in Toronto to hear from Craig Kielburger tomorrow at ONA Biennial Convention
Registered nurses and allied health professionals from across Ontario will hear a presentation from activist Craig Kielburger tomorrow morning when he delivers a presentation to Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) members.
November 17, 2014
One thousand front-line registered nurses and allied health professionals will be gathered in Toronto this week to attend the Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) 2014 Biennial Convention.
November 13, 2014
Middlesex-London Health Unit Public Health Nurses (PHNs) reached a tentative agreement with their employer during a mediation session yesterday.
November 12, 2014
Public Health Nurses (PHNs) working at the Middlesex-London Health Unit are in mediation talks today in an effort to reach a new contract and avoid a lock-out or strike that would harm the community.
November 04, 2014
ONA Nurses to Hold Information Picket: RNs want to raise awareness that long-term care bed transfer mean RN cuts
Registered nurses working at St. Olga’s LifeCare Centre and Cama Woodlands long-term care facilities will hold information pickets this Wednesday in Hamilton and Thursday in Burlington.
November 01, 2014
The Nurse Practitioners (NPs) and Registered Nurse (RN) caring for patients at the Guelph Community Health Centre (CHC) are asking the community to support them and the valuable services they provide to their patients.
ONA tackles several front-line issues in 2015
Although December is usually a time to reflect on the important work that ONA has achieved over the past year, I want to instead provide to you what’s in store for our members in 2015. And there is plenty to discuss.
Update Dec. 16 HOOPP launches New Members section
Read details about HOOPP's new members page, the Employment Standards Act (ESA) which was amended to introduce three new types of job-protected statutory leaves including: Family Caregiver Leave, Critically Ill Child Care Leave, Crime-Related Child Death and Disappearance Leave, and much more.
Update Oct. 17 Illnesses including MERS CoV, EVD68 etc
Recent infectious disease alerts have been issued from Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health and Public Health Ontario. The alerts include information on Enterovirus D68, Measles and MERS-CoV. Please read the alerts, including directions for health-care workers.