Thunder Bay District Health Unit nurses have been on strike since October 16.

These 58 Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) members had three days of negotiations, two days of conciliation and one day of mediation with their employer.

They voted to reject the employer’s final offer that would have kept them the lowest-paid public health nurses in the province.

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November 15, 2018: NDP MP Judith Monteith-Farrell (Thunder Bay-Atikokan) spoke up during Question Period to once again ask what the government is doing to bring a resolution to this strike. Click here for the transcript.

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November 8, 2018: Newfoundland Registered Nurses stand in solidarity with Thunder Bay public health nurses!

November 1, 2018: NDP MP Judith Monteith-Farrell (Thunder Bay-Atikokan) spoke up during Question Period to ask what the government is doing to support striking public health nurses  “to bring their employer, the Thunder Bay Health Unit, back to the table, and achieve an equitable end to this strike?” Click here to see the transcript.

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October 29, 2018: CFNU President Linda Silas, RN, sent a letter to the Thunder Bay District Health Unit CEO and board chair expressing her concern “about how the communities served by the Thunder Bay District Health Unit are being affected because their public health nurses have been forced out of the workplace and onto a picket line.” Click here to read the complete letter.

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