TORONTO, ON., February 12, 2024 – Ontario’s front-line registered nurses and health-care professionals are celebrating another decision by the courts, a decision released that is clear: Bill 124, wage-suppression legislation passed by the Ford government in 2019, is unconstitutional.

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TORONTO, ON., April 28, 2023 – The Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) is responding to three recent arbitration decisions stemming from the overturn of Bill 124 by expressing frustration, noting that the resulting wage adjustments are not nearly enough to retain and recruit registered nurses (RNs) and health-care workers to a system suffering from severe shortages.

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TORONTO, ON – Premier Doug Ford has issued his traditional season’s greetings card to Ontarians. This year, Ontario hospital staff have a special holiday card delivery of their own for the Premier with a simple message they want him to take to heart: Respect the Bill 124 decision; don’t appeal.

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TORONTO, ON, September 28, 2022 – A new Financial Accountability Office report released today shows  the Ford government is stealing some $9.7-billion in salary from nurses, health-care professionals and some public-sector workers over the period of 2019-2027. The report notes that staffing shortages are a major risk for the province, something borne out by emergency department closures in this province predicted by the Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA).

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