OAGS March E-Update coming soon. Monthly Updates can be found in the Members Only Section.
Contract Negotiations Update
Mar16 - He Says, She Says...Semantics - OMA Legal Dept. clarifies what "binding interest arbitration" means following a scathing opinion of a 3rd party Toronto health lawyer recently: Original Article ; OMA Response ; Toronto Star Commentary.
Mar - OMA wants your opinion on Job Action: Take survey now!
Mar.7 - OMA appreciates promising intentions from the gov't but worries MOHLTC won't follow through. As such, they continue to explore potential job action just in case. OMA met with section and district reps on Mar.3-4 for feedback. - OMA Press Release (gated); CBC Interview
Feb.27 - In the absence of an elected OMA executive, the board has appointed Dr. Rachel Forman to serve as primary spokesperson.
Feb.21 - Premier Wynne and Health Minister Eric Hoskins respond by announcing its new negotiating team to act on behalf of the gov't in renewed negotiations with the OMA. First order of business when discussions resume will be to negotiate a binding interest arbitration process. MOHLTC Press Release
Feb.16 - OMA announces its newly appointed Negotiations Committee. - OMA Update (gated)
2017 OMA Elections Completed
Mar.7 - Congratulations to our new and incumbent OMA Section Executive members and Council Delegates/Alternates! Check here for your new Section Members. For a complete list of OMA results: Details (gated)
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