Work Environment

  • Monday, Jun 1 2009
    Generational diversity is not new. What is new is finding nurses from four distinct age groups working side by side. These four generations, Veterans, Baby Boomers, Generation X and Millennials, approach the workplace with different values, attitudes, work habits and expectations, which can lead to intergenerational conflict.
  • Friday, Mar 13 2009
    The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions supports the abolishment of hallway nursing. As members of the Quality Worklife – Quality Healthcare Collaborative (QWQHC), we reject the practice of hallway nursing because it contradicts the indicator of a healthy workplace defined as: A work setting that takes a strategic and comprehensive approach to providing the physical, cultural, psychosocial and work/job design conditions that maximize health and well-being of health care providers, quality of patient outcomes, and organizational performance .
  • Thursday, May 24 2007
    The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions believes that all employees are entitled to work in an environment where everyone is treated equal and that is free from harassment. Everyone should be treated with respect and dignity.
  • Thursday, May 24 2007
    Every health care worker has a right to be free from racial discrimination in the workplace.
  • Thursday, Mar 29 2007
    Psychological violence or bullying in the workplace is on the rise in Canada. In 2000, a survey of Canadian unions documented that more than 75% of those surveyed reported incidents of harassment and bullying at work.
  • Wednesday, Nov 1 2006
    The Canadian Nurses Association(CNA) and the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) believe that quality practice environments maximize outcones for clients, nurses and systems.
  • CFNU is a proud partner of the Quality Worklife - Quality Healthcare Collaborative. Our Collective Vision is for all Canadian health care providers to work in health care settings that demonstrate leadership in healthy workplaces and management practices. We believe the way to better health care is through better managed health care workplaces, and it is unacceptable to work in, receive care in, govern, manage and fund unhealthy health care workplaces. By March 2007 our goals are: A framework of...


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