Nurse entitled to payment for lost shiftHospital violated union stipulation around jury duty and pay05/18/2009|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 05/19/2009 An Ontario hospital violated its collective agreement when it refused to pay a nurse for a shift she cancelled due to a subpeona for a court hearing.Charlotte Englehart was a part-time nurse working with newborn infants in the maternal child health-care unit at a hospital in Sarnia, Ont. On Jan. 8, 2008, Englehart received a subpoena from police to appear in court as a witness from Jan. 29 to Feb. 1. The case involved charges against the parent of a child she had cared for at the hospital a couple of years earlier.Englehart reviewed the child’s treatment records with her manager and prepared for the hearing with another nurse. She also informed the hospital she could not work a scheduled shift on Jan. 30. She was booked off and another nurse was scheduled to work the shift. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.