Ontario auditor finds major problems with hospital privatization

The 2017 annual report of Ontario’s Auditor General once again points to major problems with privatization and lack of capacity in the health care system. Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk continues to criticize systemic problems with Ontario’s public-private partnership (P3) program, and identifies six key problems with the maintenance of Ontario’s 16 P3 hospitals. There are long-term ongoing disputes with privatized P3 contractors over the … Read more…

News Release: Collective agreement awarded for administrative professional bargaining unit

HALIFAX – On September 18, 2018, mediator/arbitrator William Kaplan issued an award that establishes a collective agreement for more than 3,000 employees in the Health Administrative Professional Bargaining Unit at the NSHA and the IWK. The award came after one day of mediation-arbitration that took place September 18, 2018 and concludes a process that began … Read more…