TORONTO, Sept. 30, 2011 /CNW/ - Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA)
President Linda Haslam-Stroud, RN is pleased to announce that a
tentative settlement has been reached for 3,000 Registered Nurses and
Allied Health Professionals working in 10 of Ontario's Community Care
Access Centres (CCACs).
The agreement was reached early this morning after a marathon mediation
session with mediator Gerry Lee.
The collective agreement covers the more than 3,000 Registered Nurses
and Allied Health Professionals who work as Case Managers, Placement
Coordinators, Nurse Practitioners, speech therapists, occupational
therapists, respiratory therapists and social workers.
Details of the agreement are confidential until ratification by the
members. Ratification meetings will be held across the province at 30
sites this evening.
ONA represents members at the: Central CCAC, Central East CCAC, Erie St.
Clair CCAC, Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant CCAC, North East CCAC,
North Simcoe Muskoka CCAC, North West CCAC, South East CCAC, South West
CCAC and the Waterloo Wellington CCAC. In total, their services are
available to nine million Ontarians.
ONA is the union representing 57,000 front-line RNs and allied health
professionals and more than 12,000 nursing student affiliates providing
care in Ontario communities, hospitals, long-term care facilities,
public health, industry and clinics.
SOURCE Ontario Nurses' Association
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