Category: ONA PR

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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OSU Wexner Medical Center Nurses Hopeful for Safe Staffing Amidst Grievance Response

Medical Center Recognizes Staffing Levels Must Reflect Patient Needs   COLUMBUS – The Ohio State University Nurses Organization, a local unit of the Ohio Nurses Association, is hopeful the medical center remedies recent nursing staffing cuts that have the potential of compromising patient care. OSUNO nurses filed a grievance over the staffing cuts and met …

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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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