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Front Lines is the members’ publication of the Ontario Nurses’ Association

Download: September 2016


In this issue:
-Hospital award provides improvements to wages, benefits and working conditions.
-RN cuts must end now, London members tell public
-Fighting back against RN cuts: one Local's story
-Members give back during PCM
--Awards, wins and much more.

Special Features Section: Stop the Registered Nurses' cuts

Download: July 2016

In this issue:
-Nursing homes central bargaining breaks down.
-Kingston RNs choose ONA
-A solemn tribute for the Day of Mourning
-Expert nursing panels issue recommendations for Humber River Hospital and Sault Area Hospital
-Nursing Week 2016 mixes business with pleasure
-Role playing techniques prepare members for challenging situations
-Awards, wins and much more.

Download: May 2016

In this issue:
-Hospital contract in arbitrator's hands.
-Big win for ONA and our patients: Hospital rescinds RN layoffs after ONA members take action
-Members celebrate women's achievements on special day
-A dose of hope: when a member becomes a patient
-Local 70 wraps in the community
-March PCM delivers messages of hope and solidarity 
-ONA and community hospital partnering to prevent workplace violence
-Awards, wins and much more.

Features Section: Nurses Know Campaign Update May 2016

Download: March 2016

In this issue:
-Hospitals Propose Gutting Wages, Benefits, Job Security Provisions: No Contract for Hospital RNs.
-Members bring about significant changes to Kingston General Hospital.
-Runnymede nurses raise awareness about RN cuts.
-Getting all Your Bargaining Units on Board: One Local’s Nursing Week Success Story
-Nursing in the North: Challenging but rewarding.
-Duty to accommodate includes obligation to include common sense.
-Awards, wins and much more.

Download: January 2016

In this issue:
-Members re-elect ONA President and First Vice-President
-Work on Mobile Team earns member "Nurse of the Year" award
-ONA nurse practitioners explain important role
-November PCM reflects on successful year and challenges ahead
-The Truth Hurts campaign messages must continue
-Bargaining gets underway
-Awards, wins and much more.

Document Download: Features Section: Members and Patient Privacy: Be aware and beware! 

Download: November 2015

In this issue:
-ONA launches The Truth Hurts. Nurse Know Campaign
-Caring for the Caregiver: ONA wellness RN promotes health, happiness to staff
-Members keep health care at the forefront on Labour Day
-A union member's perspective on nursing at the Troonto 2015 Pan Am Games
-A conversation with CNSA Ontario Regional Director Kendra Davis
-Addiction in the workplace: the duty of employers, unions and members.
-Awards, wins and much more.

Document Download: Is money owed to you? Important notice about Dual Dues refunds
Document Download: ONA President and First Vice-President Election Insert

Download: September 2015

In this issue:
-ONA campaign heats up in the fall
-ONA credited for improving nurses' workplaces, notes retired RN
-Nursing student profiles: Making a difference
-Updates to our Workplace Violence Prevention Campaign.
-Late career nursing initiative updates.
-Awards, wins and much more.

Document Download: ONA Feature Section: Health care matters: Why the Upcoming Federal Election is Important for Ontario Nurses and What You Can Do to Help!

Front Lines - July 2015

 In this issue:
 -ONA launches More RNs campaign
 -RNs launch campaign after Nipigon hospital turns a blind eye.
 -ONA fearful for patients as Ontario budget freezes hospital budgets ... again.
 -Updates to our Workplace Violence Prevention Campaign.
 -Late career nursing initiative updates.
 -Awards, wins and much more

Front Lines - May 2015

In this issue:
-CCAC members shown respect as ONA wins!
-Members feel passion for ONA thanks to leader's "hard work"
-Peterborough Public Health Nurses avert strike
March PCM reflects on strike that was
-ONA urges RNAO to stop pushing for closure of CCACs
-Are nurses required to self-report an addiction?
-ONA's WSIB team's new and improved appeal process
-Awards, wins and much more.

Document Download: Feature - Violence should NOT be part of our job (May 2015)

March 2015 Front Lines

In this issue:
-CCAC Members Strike for Fairness
-Nursing Home Members Awarded Wage Increase
-ONA calls for increased hospital funding in pre-budget consultations
-Workplace Violence escalates: ONA demands action now!
-Awards, wins and much more.

Document Download: ONA Constitutional Amendments passed at the 2014 Biennial 

January 2015 Front Lines

In this issue:
-ONA leading the charge on Ebola preparedness.
-Nursing Homes arbitration award expected in February.
-Members rally around fired public health nurses.
-Awards, wins and much more.

Document DownloadBiennial Convention 2014 President's Report
Document DownloadBiennial Convention Photo Spread

Front Lines Volume 14, Number 5 - November 2014 

In this issue:
-CCAC members need your support!
-Region 1 and Region 3 members - Vote for your Regional VP
-Nursing Homes mediation ends; arbitration next
-ONA member named Nurse of the Year for spearheading Overdose Program
-Expert RN nursing panel finds RN staffing "inadequate" at Humber River Endoscopy Units
-Member's tribute song to brother-in-law raises awareness for suicide prevention
-ONA member cleans up dirty issue
-Pay Equity: Nursing Homes - ONA fights to end pay discrimination
-Read about awards, settlements and much more.


Front Lines Volume 14, Number 4 - September 2014 

In this issue:
-Nursing Homes contract talks break down
-ONA Bargaining Unit Presidents working hard for you
-Expert Panel issues recommendations for first time at CCAC
-Workload settlement will see positive changes in Sault Hospital Labour and Delivery Unit
-"Masking" the problem: where we're at with the flu vaccine
-Public health members concerned with revised medication practice standard
-Read about awards, settlements and much more.

Document Download: Feature Section September 2014: Challenges and Rewards of Home Care Nursing

 Front Lines Volume 14, Number 3 - July 2014 

In this issue:
-Arbitrator rejects OHA concessions in hospital award
-ONA members help stave off Hudak win
-Add additional RN hours, Nipigon IAC recommends
-ONA members remember fallen RNs, workers
-PRC settlement results in positive changes for endo nurses
-Read about awards, settlements and much more.

 Front Lines Volume 14, Number 2 - May 2014 

In this issue:
-Hospital contract in the arms of Arbitrator.
-Reinstate RNs as leaders, Rouge Valley IAC recommends
-Members narrowly avert job action
-Read all about key awards and decisions.
-Much more!

Document Download: Front Lines Vol. 14, No. 2 · May 2014
Document Download: Feature Section May 2014 Join us in the Fight for More Nurses, Better Care!

Front Lines Volume 14, Number 1 - March 2014 

In this issue:
-ONA Campaign calls for more nurses now!
-Post-Acute patients need RN skills, Rouge Valley IAC hears
-Class action for CCAC members settled.
-End RN cuts and hospital under-funding, ONA says in pre-budget submission.
-Read all about key awards and decisions.
-Much more!

Document Download: Front Lines Vol. 14, No. 1 · March 2014

Past Issues of Front Lines

Past issues of Front Lines are available for you to download as PDF files on the this page.

In this issue:
-ONA campaign heats up for fall
-ONA to thank for improvements for nurses, retired nurse says
-ONA paving the way, June PCM hears
-ONA presents to world nurses
-ONA members front and centre at CFNU biennial convention
-Nursing students making a difference
-Awards, wins and much more.

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