It’s a sign of our times when a simple labour agreement can be framed as a political triumph. The latest is news the Ontario Medical Association reached a deal with the provincial government this week on behalf of 25,000 doctors. … Continue reading →
Picketing OPSEU members got a partial result for their efforts outside the Oshawa Health Centre on August 27. Medical office assistants at the Oshawa Health Centre were calling for the medical clinic’s owner to reveal his plans for the future … Continue reading →
Ontario’s recent decisions to cut fees for doctors’ services and move more services from hospitals to community facilities, called independent health facilities (IHF), raise numerous questions about doctors incomes, fee-for-service payment and for-profit clinics. The Ontario government is arguing that they need to cut many fees because technology has changed making it less costly for ...
Ontario’s doctors are fighting back after the government unilaterally cut $340 million in fees last month. The Ontario Medical Association is applying to the Ontario Supreme Court of Justice for a review of the government’s negotiations tactics and the imposition … Continue reading →