BELLEVILLE, ON., September 27, 2023 – With the sudden resignations of Kate McNaughton and John Hirsch – two Hastings and Prince Edward (HPE) counties Board of Health members – the Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) is calling for the immediate resignations of Board Chair Jan O’Neill and Vice-Chair Michael Kotsovos.
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.
ESSEX, ON., September 20, 2023 – Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) members providing high-quality primary care and services at a nurse practitioner (NP)-led clinic in Essex County are heading to conciliation tomorrow, seeking a fair new contract.
As your ONA Provincial President and CEO, we are writing to express our strong solidarity with 2SLGBTQIA+ communities and our firm stance against hate in all its forms.
TORONTO, ON, September 19, 2023 – Health-care workers at Chartwell Guildwood Retirement Residence, represented by the Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA), have held a protest to call on their employer to protect its senior residents.
We recognize and commemorate the intergenerational harm that residential schools caused to Indigenous families and communities and honour those who have been affected by this injustice.
September 7, 2023 – The Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) supports the full implementation of the Ombudsman’s recommendations to ensure that long-term care inspectors are given the proper and in-depth training, tools and PPE to carry out their jobs in helping to protect residents.
BELLEVILLE, ON., September 6, 2023 – The Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) are amping up the pressure on the Hastings and Prince Edward Counties’ Board of Health today, holding an “All-Out” rally outside as the board meets inside. Workers were joined by members of their unions, community supporters, clients, local and national labour representatives and politicians.
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BELLEVILLE, ON., August 29, 2023 – The 50 registered nurses, public health nurses and registered practical nurses at Hastings & Prince Edward County Public Health say their employer’s single monetary offer is neither fair nor reasonable in light of current economic conditions and the suppressed wages they have been working under for years. The nurses are calling again for the employer to agree to arbitration to settle the matter and ensure that county residents again have access to public health services.