The employer can only mandate a nurse to work overtime as a last resort. All avenues must be exhausted prior to the employer mandating a urse to work overtime. These include:
In order for a nurse to be mandated, she/he must be in an overtime position as per article 1601 of the collective agreement.
Do's & Don't of Mandatory Overtime - PDF download
Mandatory Overtime Stats
January 1 - April 30, 2022 PDF download
Please note: these statistics only reflect the incidences of mandatory overtime voluntarily reported to the Local 5 office by Local 5 members.