SAULT STE. MARIE, ON. (November 24, 2020) – Contract talks have broken down between Ontario Nurses’ Association Local 12 members and the Sault Ste. Marie & District Group Health Centre. The two sides will soon enter into conciliation talks.
The Ontario budget does not go nearly far enough to immediately address the vital issues that are needed to keep Ontarians healthy and safe, stresses the Ontario Nurses’ Association.
ONA is “cautiously optimistic” about the four hours of hands-on care for residents in long-term care
OWEN SOUND, October 30, 2020 – After working without a contract for close to one year, Grey Bruce public health nurses will seek a fair, respectful contract in conciliation next Tuesday, November 3.
ELLIOT LAKE, October 20, 2020 – The Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) is calling on St. Joseph’s General Hospital in Elliot Lake – and all provincial health-care leaders – to take immediate action to keep health-care workers and their patients safe from violence.
TORONTO, October 16, 2020 – The Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) is outraged that almost two years after the critical injuries suffered by a registered nurse (RN) and security guard who were violently attacked at Southlake Regional Health Centre, the hospital has been allowed to plead guilty to only two of the seven charges laid under Occupational Health & Safety Act; five additional charges were dismissed.
TORONTO, October 9, 2020 – The Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) is launching a new public awareness campaign on Thanksgiving Monday, reminding Ontarians that front-line registered nurses, nurse practitioners, registered practical nurses and health-care professionals are ‘still fighting’ on the front lines of the pandemic – despite the enormous challenges they are facing.
TORONTO, ON, October 1, 2020 – The presidents of the Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) and SEIU Healthcare today called on the Ford government and for-profit nursing homes to end their 14-year legal fight against female-dominated health-care professionals working in long-term care and instead, respect their fundamental human rights.
TORONTO, ON, September 30, 2020 – The presidents of the Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) and SEIU Healthcare will call on the Ford government to respect the fundamental human rights of those working in female-dominated health-care professions in our nursing homes.
The Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) will honour the contributions of our seniors tomorrow on National Seniors’ Day in Canada.