BRANTFORD, ON., November 21, 2023 – Registered respiratory therapists (RRTs) providing care at Brant Community Healthcare System have voted unanimously to join the Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA).
KINGSTON, ON., November 20, 2023 – Registered nurses (RNs) at one of the medicine units at the General site of Kingston Health Sciences Centre have called in an independent panel of nursing experts to investigate their concerns about RN staffing levels and the impact on safe, quality patient care on the hospital’s medicine unit.
TORONTO, ON., October 30, 2023 – Having worked without a current contract for four years, Medical Radiation Therapists (MRTs) at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre have held a rally and called on University Health Network CEO and President Kevin Smith to come to the table and immediately negotiate a current fair contract.
THUNDER BAY, ON, October 25, 2023 – Healthcare workers including nurses, personal support workers, clinical staff, and social workers at St. Joseph’s Care Group in Thunder Bay are taking action to oppose the Ford government’s plan to contract out hospital services to private, for-profit clinics.
KITCHENER, ON., October 20, 2023 – St. Mary’s General Hospital is the first out of the gate to cut its roster of registered nurses (RNs) in a bid to save money after an arbitrator awarded a long-overdue catch up in hospital nurse wages this summer, exploiting the remaining nurses and putting patient care at risk.
TORONTO, ON, September 20, 2023 – The Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA), the union representing approximately 200 medical radiation therapists (MRTs) – multi-disciplinary health-care professionals who provide a wide range of care and cancer treatments to patients at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre – is going back to the bargaining table again for one more day, seeking a fair and current new contract.
TORONTO, ON, July 20, 2023 – The Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) is welcoming an arbitration decision released today that includes the most significant wage increases for its more than 65,000 hospital-sector registered nurses (RNs) and health-care professionals in decades, while also noting that this is just the first step in forging better working conditions for those on the front lines. The arbitrator’s decision calls the increases “long overdue and meaningful,” acknowledges that wages have fallen behind over the past decade and play a significant role in the ability to retain and recruit more nurses.
TORONTO, ON, July 10, 2023 – On July 13, Toronto hospital workers, including frontline nurses, medical laboratory technologists, health care aides, cleaners, clerical staff and many more, will be holding city-wide rallies to protest against the privatization of hospital services.
TORONTO, ON, June 9, 2023 – Yesterday, dozens of registered nurses (RNs) from the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute hand-delivered a petition to University Health Network’s CEO, calling for an immediate stop to RN layoffs at the Toronto Rehab-Lyndhurst Centre and the recruitment of more RNs instead.
TORONTO, ON., April 23, 2023 – Registered nurses (RNs) and health-care professionals in many locations across the province are out in their communities today, asking the public to support them and join in their fight for better care.