Category: ONA PR

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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Ohio Auditor of State Keith Faber Submitted a Letter of Support for House Bill 144

Earlier this summer, the Auditor of State conducted a performance audit on the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OMHAS), and in particular, a review of nursing staff levels at Ohio’s 6 regional psychiatric hospitals. According to State Auditor Keith Faber, the auditors in the state of Ohio determined “that by adjusting the …

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Cincinnati Nurses to Picket in Response to UC Medical Center’s Union Attacks

MEDIA ADVISORY Cincinnati Nurses to Picket in Response to UC Medical Center’s Union Attacks Nurses fed up with grievance delays, medical center’s dishonesty WHAT: The 1,700 nurses of the Registered Nurses Association of the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, a local of the Ohio Nurses Association, and public allies will hold an informational picket in …

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Ohio State Nurses Ratify Landmark Agreement with Wexner Medical Center Contract includes patient safety, nurse staffing protections and 18% wage increases

COLUMBUS – The nearly 4,000 nurses with The Ohio State University Nurses Organization, a bargaining unit of the Ohio Nurses Association, ratified a landmark contract with The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center on July 11, 2019. The three-year agreement includes language for safe nurse staffing – a turning point for enhanced patient safety at the …

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Cincinnati Nurses to Hold Solidarity Event in Response to Recent Union Attacks

MEDIA ADVISORY For Immediate Release June 28, 2019 Cincinnati Nurses to Hold Solidarity Event in Response to Recent Union Attacks Nurses, community members stand with union officers WHAT: The 1,700 nurses of the Registered Nurses Association of the University of Cincinnati Medical Center and public allies are holding a rally Friday evening demanding the Medical …

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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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