Category: News

Arbitration Victory at Ashtabula County Medical Center! Weekends No Longer “Blacked Out” for Vacations for ED RNs!

In the spring of 2018, some of the Emergency Department RNs at ACMC were surprised to learn their vacation requests were denied because their time off requests overlapped their “weekend to work.” The nurses requesting vacation time off spoke with their immediate supervisor who assured them their vacation requests would be “worked out.” The supervisor …

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House Bill 456, Eliminating Nurse Mandatory Overtime Update

The following statement is on behalf of Brian J. Burger, MSN APRN AGACNP-BC RNFA CCRN, President of the Ohio Nurses Association: “We’re extremely disappointed House Bill 456 – legislation that would make Ohio the 19th state to prohibit nurse mandatory overtime – was not heard by the Senate Health, Human Services and Medicaid Committee, and …

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Action Needed: Tell Legislators We Must Protect Our Title of “Nurse”

House Bill 501 aims to change Vet Tech to Vet Nurse.  Tell legislators this is unacceptable – we must protect our title. ONA provided comment and gave opponent testimony yesterday to the House Agriculture and Rural Development Committee about House Bill 501 – a bill that wants to change the title Veterinary Technician to Veterinary …

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ONA Stands with Nurse Wubbels

The Ohio Nurses Association Stands with Nurse Wubbels The voice of Ohio’s nurses calls arrest, abuse unacceptable COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Nurses Association is horrified to learn that Utah registered nurse was arrested by a police officer for following hospital policy, the law and her professional ethics. We are calling on nursing and the …

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Nurses, Community Celebrate Mandatory Overtime Decision, Safer Patient Care

Nurses, Community Celebrate Mandatory Overtime Decision, Safer Patient Care Community Health System’s Northside Medical Center told to cease and desist use of the practice YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – After months of inadequate nurse staffing and concerns over patient safety, the nurses of CHS-Northside, represented by the Ohio Nurses Association, and the community are celebrating an end …

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