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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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ONA Statement on Mt. Carmel Events

We are deeply saddened for the victims and the families affected by the tragic events recently unveiled at Mt. Carmel West. Patients deserve quality, safe, and trusted care at the hands of all of their healthcare professionals. The events at Mt. Carmel are far-reaching, with Medicaid and Medicare threatening to pull funding if a solution …

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Nurses to Deliver Hundreds of Letters to OSU Wexner Medical Center Admins

MEDIA ADVISORY Contact:        Molly Homan, Ohio Nurses Association 614-746-9914 mhoman@ohnurses.org   Nurses to Deliver Hundreds of Letters to OSU Wexner Medical Center Admins Nurses, Ohioans sign letters in response to center’s recent opposition to safe patient care legislation   What:             Nurses March, Deliver Letters to OSU Administrators When:             2:30 p.m. Who:               …

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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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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.   …

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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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