OCHU/CUPE bargains a provincial collective agreement with the Ontario Hospital Association and lays that pattern down across the hospital sector and for those long-term care facilities which have a relationship with a hospital.


2021 Bargaining

Initial consultations for 2021 bargaining begin with local leaders at OCHU area meetings.

Collective Agreements


Download the most recent full-time collective agreement.


Download the most recent part-time collective agreement.

Combined (EN)

Download the most recent combined collective agreement in English.

Combinée (FR)

Téléchargez la dernière convention collective combinée en français.

Please email admin@ochu.on.ca for Word files.

Workload Forms


Download the RPN workload complaint form.


Download the non-RPN workload complaint form.



Newsletter – June 10

Compensation restraint legislation; Employee transfer rights changes; Wage adjustment arbitration; Tradesperson, Administrative Support Worker of the Year; Privatization threats Download Newsletter ENDownload Download Newsletter FRDownload

Ford government introduces legislation to cap increases in total compensation

Cap set at 1% per year for public sector employees, including hospital and long term care. Legislation would take effect after existing 4-year agreement expires in 2021 for 3 years. Bargaining would continue. This bill has not passed.  Download Bill...

Local issues award released

No adjustment for Registered Practical Nurses or any support or clerical classifications in decision. OCHU says award " is very disappointing, troubling and suggests a lack of objectivity." Download the arbitration decisionDownload