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.


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.

OCHU-CUPE Arbitration Decision

Bill 124 was struck down as unconstitutional in November. OCHU-CUPE and SEIU had negotiated a “wage re-opener” provision in anticipation of such an eventuality. We triggered the re-opener provision and bargained with the hospitals unsuccessfully in March and...

Central Award Arbitration Updates: November 2022

OCHU’s updates for the Arbitration Award Summary

Doug Ford would face massive labour unrest in the hospitals if staff didn’t put patients’ interests ahead of their own as negotiations for 70,000 on the front-lines derail over PC Bill 124 wage cut, lack of protections

Hospital staff are angered and stunned by how the Ontario government and the hospital employers are treating them following two years of pandemic sacrifice as provincial bargaining broke down May 14, says the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OCHU) the hospital...

As part of ongoing efforts to bargain better outcomes for patient care and hospital staff, health care unions launch television ads aimed at the OHA

Three unions negotiating with the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) to resolve the ongoing hospital staffing crisis, job safety concerns and pandemic-related mental health supports, today launched a province-wide television advertising blitz to fix the mess and save hospital care in Ontario.

Repeal Bill 124 – Regional Rallies

Join us in May for regional rallies in Toronto, Oshawa, Ottawa, Sudbury and Hamilton.

Big support for nurses, ward clerks and other hospital staff, Toronto/GTA poll shows

So why, just weeks from an election, are the Ford PCs offside in their treatment of hospital workers?

Scrapping Bill 124, that cuts the real wages of health care workers, is the only right thing to do protestors tell MPP MacLeod

Ottawa area hospital and long-term care workers protested today at the Nepean office of PC MPP Lisa MacLeod asking her to stand with them to push to repeal the Ford government’s wage legislation that cuts their wages and prevents them from bargaining badly needed mental health supports.

Joint letter to Doug Ford re: nursing retention bonus

From OCHU-CUPE, SEIU Healthcare, ONA and Unifor leadership.

Nursing retention bonus Q&A

Who is eligible for the nursing retention bonus, and more answers to your questions.

Ontario Opposition leaders to join hospital workers in delivering thousands of messages to Doug Ford at Queen’s Park on Tuesday

While their pandemic efforts have been generously praised by Doug Ford’s Ontario government, front-line hospital workers are asking for Bill 124, the wage cap legislation that devalues them and is fueling an exodus of staff from health care, to be repealed. On...

Send a postcard to Doug Ford

Add your name and tell Doug Ford to repeal Bill 124.

Bringing hospital, long-term care staff sick with COVID-19 back to work early, dangerous way to deal with staffing crisis say CUPE and SEIU

Two of Ontario’s largest health care unions are asking the provincial government to rescind a new pandemic guidance order they believe creates an unacceptable level of risk for hospital patients, long-term care residents and health care staff by enabling hospitals and long-term care employers to order potentially sick or still infectious health care workers with COVID-19 back to work.

OCHU calls on Government to Pay PSW Wage Enhancement

Many of our affiliated hospital local unions have reported that their PSWs are not receiving the latest extension of the PSW wage enhancement of $2. an hour.
We made several outreaches to the Ministry of Health, without response and today we have written to the Premier and the Minister of Health.