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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


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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

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 |   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

Ohio Nurses Association Senate Health Committee Proponent Testimony on HB 110 May 10, 2021

May 5, 2021 Tiffany Bukoffsky MHA, BSN, RN Ohio Nurses Association, Director of Health Policy Good morning Chairman Huffman, Vice Chair Antani, Ranking Member Antonio and Members of the Senate Health Committee. My name is Tiffany Bukoffsky, and I am a registered nurse as well as the Director of Health… Read more

The Ohio Nurses Foundation Awards $100,000 to Conduct Nurses Moral Injury Research May 7, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 7, 2021 Michelle Donovan, Communications and Development Coordinator Ohio Nurses Association 614-668-9927 |   A Study of the Well-Being of Ohio Nurses Who Have Cared for Patients During COVID-19   OHIO-Nurses are up against major obstacles every day: workplace violence; burnout; unsafe staffing; COVID-19; and… Read more

Nurses Look To Change Hospital Staffing Practices March 31, 2021

Last Wednesday, Nurses urged members of a Ohio House panel to move legislation that would bar requiring them to work overtime as a condition of employment. Rick Lucas, testifying on behalf of the Ohio Nurses Association, told members of the House Commerce & Labor Track Committee that mandatory overtime is… Read more