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Safe Staffing Success!

House Bill 456 passed the House floor with an overwhelming number of “Yes” votes. In addition to the many “Yes” votes, the bill gained many new influential co-sponsors, now totaling 32 representatives. The bill – which would make Ohio the 19th state to prohibit nurse mandatory overtime – is another step closer to increasing safe …

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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 …

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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 …

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Bill to Prohibit Nurse Mandatory Overtime to Receive Proponent Testimony

Bill to Prohibit Nurse Mandatory Overtime to Receive Proponent Testimony   COLUMBUS – Legislation aimed at making Ohio the 19th state to prohibit nurse mandatory overtime will have proponent testimony Wednesday, March 6th at 9:00am. The following interested parties will testify on why nurse fatigue, a consequence of mandatory overtime, poses dangers to patient care: …

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Bill to Prohibit Nurse Mandatory Overtime to Receive Sponsor Testimony

Bill to Prohibit Nurse Mandatory Overtime to Receive Sponsor Testimony COLUMBUS – Legislation aimed at making Ohio the 19th state to prohibit nurse mandatory overtime will have sponsor testimony Wednesday, January 31st and 9:00am. The House Bill 456’s sponsor, Representative Robert Sprague (R-Findlay), will present to House Health Committee members the importance of this legislation, …

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Ohio Nurses Association Applauds Introduction of House Bill 456 – Prohibit Requiring Nurses to Work Overtime

Bill addresses safe patient care, would make Ohio 19th state to outlaw mandatory overtime for nurses   COLUMBUS – House Bill 456, sponsored by Representative Robert Sprague (R-Findlay), aims to make Ohio the 19th state to outlaw nurse mandatory overtime – a potentially dangerous practice occurring across Ohio that can jeopardize safe patient care. The …

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OSU Transplant Coordinator Nurses Unanimously Vote to Ratify Contract

Contract includes increased wages, new position to aide with patient service COLUMBUS –  The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center transplant coordinator nurses belonging to the Ohio Nurses Association unanimously ratified a new three-year contract on October 18, 2017. The nurses, who provide excellent service to patients in need of organ transplants, have been operating on …

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