Joint Committees

Regional Nursing Advisory Committee (RNAC)

See Supplementary Memoranda 23. Re: Regional Nursing Advisor Committee of our collective agreement.

Local 5's president is the Local's representative on this committee.

Winnipeg Regional Nursing Advisory Committee participants:

Riverview Health Centre Nurses Local 1a
Health Sciences Centre Local 10
St. Boniface Nurses Local 5
Concordia Nurses Local 27
Grace Nurses Local 41
Victoria Nurses Local 3
Misericordia Nurses Local 2
Seven Oaks Nurses Local 72
Pan Am Nurses Local 135

The parties of the Regional Nursing Advisory Committee mutually recognize that resolving nurses’ workplace issues supports the delivery of effective patient/resident/client care and contributes to a healthy work environment.

It is further recognized that it is in the best interest of the Regional Health Authority, the facilities, and the nurses to work together to resolve the issues relative to staffing and scheduling, prolonged periods of work (consecutive hours and consecutive shifts (standby assignments, and the use of part-time additional shifts and casual shifts as it relates to the creation of permanent positions.