SUDBURY, ON, Feb. 28, 2017 /CNW/ - Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) members working as nurses and allied health professionals at the North East Community Care Access Centre (NECCAC) have ratified a new, negotiated agreement.
The approximately 300 ONA members with the NECCAC serve the communities of Sudbury, North Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, Timmins, Parry Sound, and Kirkland Lake, including remote satellite offices in areas such as Moosonee and Wawa. ONA has recommended acceptance of the new agreement.
"Our members work as care coordinators, placement coordinators, care connectors, wound care nurses, mental health and addictions nurses, rapid response nurses and in Telehomecare. They provide excellent front-line care, school health support services, and therapy services in this region," said ONA First Vice-President Vicki McKenna, RN.
ONA is the union representing 62,000 registered nurses and allied health professionals, as well as almost 16,000 nursing student affiliates, providing care in hospitals, long-term care facilities, public health, the community, clinics and industry.
SOURCE Ontario Nurses' Association
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