February 28, 2017 will be the 18th annual International Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) Awareness Day. Reported RSIs account for more than 40 per cent of all lost-time injuries allowed by Ontario’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB), the single largest class of compensation claims in the province. We need to work together to spread awareness and educate workers so these injuries can be prevented.

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Gail Strachan - a Master's in Communication Management student from McMaster University - is seeking to understand the benefits of employee engagement in health care workplaces. The purpose of the study is to "understand the benefits of employee engagement and relationship management in reducing the attrition and burnout rates of health care employees, how that [...]

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In February we celebrate Black History Month and honour black Canadians -past and present- whose achievements have shaped our nation.

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Dear ONA, I wanted to express my concerns to my fellow ONA members regarding the College of Nurses of Ontario’s new policy that eliminates telephone support for nurses asking practice questions (its Practice Line) and instead provides email responses only. I find this new policy, called “Practice Support,” worrisome for a number of reasons: The [...]

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On Monday, December 12 at 11 a.m. we invite ONA members and allies to join the Ontario Network of Injured Workers’ Groups (ONIWG) at the Injured Worker Christmas Demonstration at Simcoe Park in Toronto (Next to the WSIB office at 200 Front Street.)

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