What's New

Important Updates and Notices

The information posted on our What's New page are timely pieces important to our Local 5 Nurses.

Please refer to this page to keep up to date regarding changes and new developments.


Mandating from evenings into the night shift of a vacation day


Vacation is represented by a 24 hour period.  Therefore a vacation day begins at 00:01 hrs.


The employer has confirmed that you cannot be mandated from an evening shift into a night when your vacation is scheduled for the day following an evening shift.


This understanding was  communicated by the employer to PTMs and supervisors on January 26, 2018.


As per article 1503 of the collective agreement - the night shift is the first shift of the day.


If you have any questions or concerns regarding this issue, please do not hesistate to contac the Local 5 office.