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Ohio Nurses Association Files Injunction to Stop Closure of Ashtabula Obstetrics Birthing Unit

The civil action filed against Ashtabula County Medical Center cites discrimination against women, violations of the labor agreement with the nurses ASHTABULA, Ohio – The Ohio Nurses Association (ONA) filed a federal civil complaint, including a request for an emergency injunction, against the Ashtabula County Medical Center (ACMC) to prevent the imminent closure of ACMC’s …

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Ohio Nurses Mourn the Passing of Nurse’s Legislator of the Year Representative Don Manning

Ohio Nurses Mourn the Passing of Nursing’s Legislator of the Year Representative Don Manning COLUMBUS – The Ohio Nurses Association (ONA) is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Representative Don Manning, ONA’s Legislator of the Year and sponsor of House Bill 144. “Yesterday, Ohio nurses lost a true ally for our profession. Representative …

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ODJFS Implements Emergency Child Care Measures during COVID-19 Pandemic for Healthcare Workers

The following press release was issued by ODJFS on March 17, 2020:       ODJFS Implements Emergency Child Care Measures during COVID-19 Pandemic   COLUMBUS, OHIO – Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) Director Kim Hall announced emergency action today to provide child care to families where parents work in the health, safety, …

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Ohio Nurses Celebrate Passage of House Bill 144 from House

Bill addresses safe patient care, would make Ohio 19th state to outlaw mandatory overtime for nurses COLUMBUS – – Ohio nurses applaud the passage House Bill 144, sponsored by Representative Don Manning (R-New Middletown), from the Ohio’s House of Representatives. House Bill 144 aims to make Ohio the 19th state to outlaw nurse mandatory overtime – a potentially dangerous practice …

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