Category: ONA News

RNA/ONA Statement on Charges Filed Against the University of Cincinnati Medical Center

“On June 24th, the Ohio Nurses Association filed five Unfair Labor Practice charges with the National Labor Relations Board against the University of Cincinnati Medical Center over the Medical Center’s violation of federal law.  The charges stem from the egregious and illegal firing of the Registered Nurses Association VP, Jennifer Donaldson, and discipline of RNA …

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Health industry in Ohio facing possible changes after former Mt. Carmel doctor charged

Health industry in Ohio facing possible changes after former Mt. Carmel doctor charged. BC6/FOX28 is looking at the potential impact this tragedy could have on the healthcare industry, as families grieve. Kelly Trautner, the Interim CEO of the Ohio Nurses Association, believes this situation will likely have a big impact on the healthcare industry. “I’m …

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Ohio Nurses Association Applauds Introduction of House Bill 144 – Prohibit Overtime Work for Nurses as a Condition of Employment

Ohio Nurses Association Applauds Introduction of House Bill 144 – Prohibit Overtime Work for Nurses as a Condition of Employment Bill addresses safe patient care, would make Ohio 19th state to outlaw mandatory overtime for nurses COLUMBUS – House Bill 144, sponsored by Representative Don Manning (R-New Middletown) and introduced on March 19, 2019, aims …

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Changing the title of veterinary technician to veterinary nurse would undermine title protections and the “practice of nursing” that have been secured through Ohio’s state statute. 

The Ohio Nurses Association testified in opposition of House Bill 501 of the 132nd General Assembly- a bill aimed to change the title of registered veterinary technician to registered veterinary nurse. ONA feels so strongly regarding title protections that we have drafted language we hope to introduce as an amendment to the state budget that …

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