Category: ONA Union

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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Steward Healthcare Forced to Pay Thousands to Correct Severance Payments Made to Northside Part-Time Nurses

By Anne Mueller We all remember when Steward Healthcare, the For-Profit Health care system out of Dallas, Texas betrayed the citizens of Youngstown and the entire region when they closed Northside Medical Center after just 17 months of operations. The closure meant that vital medical services were vanished, and 188 dedicated nurses lost their jobs. …

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American Federation of Teachers Secures Personal Protective Equipment for Frontline Healthcare Providers

Nurses, Abandoned by Federal Government and Watching Colleagues Die, Forced to Buy Their Own Masks, Rely on Union Support, Donations. For Immediate Release May 7, 2020 Contact: Oriana Korin 202-374-6103 okorin@aft.org www.aft.org WASHINGTON—The American Federation of Teachers—which represents nearly 200,000 nurses, respiratory specialists, health techs, physicians and other professionals in the healthcare industry, as well …

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Cincinnati Nurses to Picket in Response to UC Medical Center’s Union Attacks

MEDIA ADVISORY Cincinnati Nurses to Picket in Response to UC Medical Center’s Union Attacks Nurses fed up with grievance delays, medical center’s dishonesty WHAT: The 1,700 nurses of the Registered Nurses Association of the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, a local of the Ohio Nurses Association, and public allies will hold an informational picket in …

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Ohio State Nurses Ratify Landmark Agreement with Wexner Medical Center Contract includes patient safety, nurse staffing protections and 18% wage increases

COLUMBUS – The nearly 4,000 nurses with The Ohio State University Nurses Organization, a bargaining unit of the Ohio Nurses Association, ratified a landmark contract with The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center on July 11, 2019. The three-year agreement includes language for safe nurse staffing – a turning point for enhanced patient safety at the …

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RNA/ONA Statement on Charges Filed Against the University of Cincinnati Medical Center

“On June 24th, the Ohio Nurses Association filed five Unfair Labor Practice charges with the National Labor Relations Board against the University of Cincinnati Medical Center over the Medical Center’s violation of federal law.  The charges stem from the egregious and illegal firing of the Registered Nurses Association VP, Jennifer Donaldson, and discipline of RNA …

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