Category: ONA PR

East Liverpool Nurses Return to Work

The following statement is attributable to Bob Cousins, Deputy Executive Office of Labor Relations, Ohio Nurses Association: “This morning at 6:59am was the culmination of our nurses’ three-day Unfair Labor Practice Strike, where nurses stood in front of East Liverpool City Hospital day and night advocating for a better hospital for the East Liverpool community. …

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Ohio Nurses Association Calls for a Meaningful Reduction in Nonessential Services to Preserve the Healthcare Workforce

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 20, 2020 Contact: Anne Ransone, ONA, 614-975-0485, aransone@ohnurses.org The following statement is attributable to Jessica Frymyer, RN, Chair of the ONA Economic and General Welfare Commission: “Ohio’s slow down rather than shut down mentality must start applying to elective surgeries. Many hospitals across the state have already taken steps to reduce …

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East Liverpool City Hospital Nurses Union Votes for Unfair Labor Practice Strike

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 20, 2020 Contact: Bob Cousins, DEO of Labor Relations at Ohio Nurses Association Ohio Nurses Association | 402-643-1209 | bcousins@ohnurses.org EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio – Last night over 97% of the nurses at East Liverpool City Hospital voted to go out on an unfair labor practice strike beginning at 7:00 a.m. November …

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Nurses’ Strike Still On After Disappointing Day of Bargaining

East Liverpool City Hospital continuing to ignore nurse staffing, patient care concerns EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio – After the final scheduled day of bargaining, the nurses, represented by the Ohio Nurses Association, have not yet reached an agreement with the East Liverpool City Hospital/Prime Healthcare Foundation. On Tuesday, the nurses bargained for more than sixteen hours …

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Brown Urges Prime Healthcare to Negotiate New Contract in Good Faith with Nurses to Avoid Strike, Find Fair Compromise So Workers Can Continue Combatting COVID-19 with Support and Resources Needed

Senator Sherrod Brown is standing up for East Liverpool’s nurses, patients and community by issuing a media statement and sending a letter directly to hospital administrators, promoting the importance of good-faith bargaining and competitive wages to keep good nurses at the bedside. Senator Brown’s media statement can be read below and the letter may be …

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The East Liverpool Nurses Strike Presses on for November 21

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 11, 2020 Contact: Molly Homan, Director of Communications, Ohio Nurses Association | 614-746-9914 | mhoman@ohnurses.org   The following statement is attributable is Bob Cousins, DEO of Labor Relations of the Ohio Nurses Association: “The nurses and the hospital are still a long way off from an agreement because the hospital is …

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Strike Notice Issued by Nurses Union at East Liverpool City Hospital

Desperate to break the cycle of unsafe staffing and poor retention, nurses are ready to strike November 21st.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 10, 2020 Contact: Molly Homan, Director of Communications, Ohio Nurses Association | 614-746-9914 | mhoman@ohnurses.org   EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio — The nurses at East Liverpool City Hospital, represented by the Ohio Nurses …

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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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Nurses Express Concern over OB, Skilled Nursing Unit Closures at Ashtabula County Medical Center

Nurses say the closure poses risks for the community.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 24, 2020 Contact: Molly Homan, 614-746-9914, mhoman@ohnurses.org Anne Ransone, 614-975-0485, aransone@ohnurses.org ASHTABULA, Ohio – Nurses at Ashtabula County Medical Center are gravely concerned about the consequences that will result from the Medical Center’s decision to close the obstetrics birthing (OB) unit …

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