Author: mackley

Representative Joyce champions the nursing profession on Capitol Hill and back home

By Matthew Fitting, MPS; ANA Advocacy & Engagement Specialist Since he was first elected to Congress in 2012, Rep. David Joyce (14th district) has worked tirelessly to advance the interests of Ohio nurses. As co-chair of the Congressional Nursing Caucus, Rep. Joyce has emerged as nursing’s go-to supporter on Capitol Hill, serving as the original …

Read more

Ohio Nurses Association 2018 General Election Contributions

The Ohio Nurses Association (ONA), through its Political Contributing Entity (PCE or PAC) recently provided financial contributions to the campaigns of 84 candidates seeking election to the Ohio House of Representatives or Ohio Senate.   The contributions were intentionally bipartisan going to members of both political parties based on the candidates’ support for and understanding of …

Read more

Northside Nurses to Hold Press Conference amidst closure announcement

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –  The Youngstown General Duty Nurses Association –  the nurses’ union at Northside Regional Medical Center represented by the Ohio Nurses Association – will hold a press conference August 16th at 10:00am in front of Northside Regional Medical Center to provide comment on today’s announcement of the closure of the medical center.   …

Read more

Nurses Ratify Contract with the University of Cincinnati Medical Center

Nurses applaud new three-year deal that addresses patient and nurse safety, retention concerns CINCINNATI, Ohio – Members of the Registered Nurses Association, a local union of the Ohio Nurses Association, overwhelmingly ratified a three-year collective bargaining agreement with the University of Cincinnati Medical Center Saturday afternoon. The nurses have been bargaining with the Medical Center …

Read more

Ohio Nurses Association Members Remain United as Supreme Court Sides With Wealthy, Corporate Interests in Anti-Union Case

Decision Won’t Stop Union Growth as Workers Organize to Give Voice to Shared Values COLUMBUS, Ohio – Members and leaders of the Ohio Nurses Association said today’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of wealthy and corporate interests’ attempt to silence workers and their unions won’t stop them from working to build a better life …

Read more

Michelle Thoman – June’s Featured Member

Michelle Thoman resides in Cincinnati where she has worked at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center (UCMC) on the specialty surgery floor for 4 years. Michelle belongs to the Registered Nurses Association – the ONA nurses’ union at UCMC – where she serves on the negotiating team. The union is currently amidst contract negotiations with …

Read more

State reps send support for Youngstown nurses

Ohio Representatives Boccieri, Lapore-Hagan and Holmes sent letters in support of members of the Youngstown General Duty Nurses Association (YGDNA) to the leaders of Northside Regional Medical Center and Steward Healthcare, the for-profit owner of Northside based in Boston. The representatives wrote to the healthcare leaders to share their concerns regarding both the ongoing contract …

Read more

June’s Monday with the President

Once a month, ONA President Brian Burger goes LIVE with you – the members – on ONA’s Facebook.  Brian provides the latest ONA news and fields your member questions. Have a question you would like Brian to address? Email him at ONAPresident@ohnurses.org. Then join us live and take part in the discussion!

Read more