Local 83

The Local structure is composed of several internal committees that function to serve our membership of more than 3500. Local Policy and Procedures, Financial Policies, Educational Policies and additional Guidelines are followed by all committee members. ONA Central oversees Local governance.

Executive Committee: elected, 2-year term (11). Local Coordinator/Bargaining Unit President, First Vice Coordinator, Treasurer, Secretary, Site Vice-Presidents and Grievance Officers

Health & Safety / Human Rights: elected, 2-year term. Chair is First Vice Coordinator. One lead per each site with members at each site sitting on the Joint Health and Safety Committee.

Nurse Representative: Front line, one per nursing unit / ward

Education Committee: 2-year term, Chair is the Local Secretary, one member per sites

Election Committee: operates during an election year, one chair and a member per sites

Finance Committee: 2-year term. Chair is the Local treasurer.

Policy & Procedure Committee: The Executive Committee and accepted by the membership at a membership meeting

Ad Hoc Committee: created as necessary and time limited. Voluntary

ONA / TOH Joint Committees

Local 83 members sit on many of the Hospital committees, committee participation is outlined in the Terms of Reference for each committee.

NPP: Nursing Professional Practice, and its sub committees

CJHAC: Corporate Joint Hospital Association Committee

JH&SC: Joint Health & Safety Committee. One per Sites

CH&SC: Corporate Health & Safety Committee.

Health & Safety Sub groups: Corporate W5, Stantec, Radiation Health, OCHOW

NWWG: Nurses Week Work Group

R&R: Recruitment & Retention

FAC: Fiscal Advisory Committee