The Local structure is composed of several internal committees that function to serve our membership of more than 4400. 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 for a 3-year term. Local Coordinator/Bargaining Unit President, First Vice Coordinator, Treasurer, Secretary, Site Vice-Presidents, and Grievance Officers
Health & Safety / Human Rights: elected, 3-year term. The chair is the 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: 3-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: 3-year term. The 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
CJHAC: Corporate Joint Hospital Association Committee
JHSC: Joint Health & Safety Committee. One per Sites
WSC: Workplace Safety Council
Health & Safety Sub groups: Corporate ONA/Occupational Health; Slips, Trips & Falls; Sharps; Violence Prevention Working Group; Violent Incident Review Committee; Radiation
NWWG: Nurses Week Work Group
FAC: Fiscal Advisory Committee