The Voice of Nurses

We are the only nursing organization that provides full-time lobbying activities on behalf of the nursing profession. In addition to the Ohio Statehouse, we also advocate for nurses directly at the workplace through our collective bargaining efforts. Learn More Here

ONAConnect

ONAConnect is a online community exclusively for ONA members. Use it to network with nurses in your practice area throughout the state the state, access your member benefits and get information exclusive to ONA members. You can log on here.

Experts in Nursing Practice

ONA sets the standard for nursing practice in Ohio. We stay on top of pressing issues such as safe staffing, workplace violence, patient safety, social media, law and rules and more. Click on Resources above to see everything we’re watching for you.

ONA News

Healthcare Worker Vaccines Are Critical but Must Be Negotiated August 4, 2021

For Immediate Release August 4, 2021 Contact: Anne Ransone, ONA 614-975-0485 | aransone@ohnurses.org   Columbus—ONA Economic & General Welfare Commission The COVID-19 vaccine is the most important tool we have to protect ourselves; our families; patients and communities we serve. As the delta variant spreads and COVID-19 cases rise in… Read more

Nurses Ratify Contract with UC Medical Center July 9, 2021

  CINCINNATI – The Registered Nurses Association (RNA) at UC Medical Center, a local unit of the Ohio Nurses Association (ONA) and the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), overwhelmingly ratified a three-year agreement last evening with the Medical Center. The agreement includes hard-fought language for salary increases and a commitment… Read more

Nurses Reach Tentative Deal with UC Medical Center June 30, 2021

Nurses Reach Tentative Deal with UC Medical Center   CINCINNATI – The Registered Nurses Association (RNA) at UC Medical Center, a local unit of the Ohio Nurses Association (ONA) and American Federation of Teachers (AFT), reached a tentative agreement with the Medical Center. The agreement seeks to address important staffing… Read more

Nurses to UC Medical Center: We Need Safe Staffing Now June 22, 2021

For Immediate Release June 22, 2021 Contact: Anne Ransone, ONA 614-975-0485 | aransone@ohnurses.org   Nurses’ Union Seeks Fair Agreement, Files Unfair Labor Practice Charges as Contract Nears Expiration CINCINNATI — Displayed on an I-75 billboard is a satirical love letter from nurses to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. The… Read more