Labour Relations & Negotiations
Labour relations and negotiations are important parts of ONA’s role as your representative. As members, your contract defines the parameters of your work. As your union, it’s our job to negotiate the best contracts possible. We continuously strive to improve and enhance your work life.
Elections for Hospital Central Negotiating Team
The cut-off date for recept of nominations for regional full-time and part-time representatives to the Hospital Central Negotiating Team election has now passed. Find out who the candidates are in your region. Ballots must be received by June 28, 2013.
There are 139 hospital bargaining units that participate in central bargaining with the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA). There are 11 non-participating hospitals: Homewood, Lakeridge Allied, Shouldice, James Bay General, Tillsonburg District, Chapleau Clerical Unit, McCall Centre for Continuing Care, PMH Radiation Therapists, London Health Sciences Allied, York Central Hospital and the newly organized Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital.
Members in this sector have the right to binding arbitration under the Hospital Labour Disputes Arbitration Act (HLDAA) if they reach an impasse in bargaining.
The current Hospital Central Agreement expires on March 31, 2014. Download the French version of the agreement here.
Hospital Central Agreement in English or French (expires on March 31, 2014).
Local appendices to collective agreements with hospitals
Questions and answers document regarding the “Student Supervision Premium” - Article 9.08(a) in the Hospital Central Collective Agreement (revised February 13, 2009)