Call for Nominations: Victorian Order of Nurses Central Negotiating Team

March 11, 2019

The Victorian Order of Nurses collective agreements have all expired and the employers have agreed to participate in central bargaining. As a result, we are initiating the process of electing a Victorian Order of Nurses Central Negotiating Team and making the call for nominations from members in Victorian Order of Nurses bargaining units.

Accordingly, I am pleased to attach the following for your information:

  • Nomination and Résumé Forms
  • Mandate – Victorian Order of Nurses Central Negotiating Team (VON)
  • Policy #18.6 – ONA Group/Central Negotiating Teams Election Policy

A scanned copy of the completed Nomination Form and a Word copy of the Résumé Form must be received by the Office of the Chief Executive Officer/Chief Administrative Officer via email to chiefelectoralofficer@ona.org no later than 1600h, April 1, 2019 to be validated.

The name, Local # and bargaining unit must appear on the Nomination Form. The font size and length of information for inclusion in the Ticket of Nomination will be consistent, and contain no more than 1,500 words. In addition, to have a 500 word article and photograph appear on the ONA website, you must provide me with these documents no later than 1600h on April 1, 2019. Note that information provided must be in MS Word format. Please refer to the ONA Group/Central Negotiating Teams Election Policy for details on all campaign communication opportunities.

A Ticket of Nominations with a mail-in ballot will be sent to all members in this sector by April 15, 2019. Members will be entitled to vote for three (3) VON members with entitlements working in VON, unless the position(s) have been acclaimed.

Orientation for the Victorian Order of Nurses Central Negotiating Team is scheduled for May 21 – May 24, 2019. Successful candidates are expected to attend.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Vicki Romaniuk at 519-966-6350, toll free at 1-800-387-5580, extension 5221 or at vickir@ona.org.


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