ONA Members are speaking out, fighting for nurses and fighting for Ohio.
The following statement was released by OSUNO on September 1, 2020: “The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center recently made the disappointing decision to forgo pay increases for those non-unionized staff who have worked tirelessly alongside us throughout the pandemic. Additionally, they have refused to even discuss hero bonuses for… Read more
By: Jessica Dzubak, MSN, RN 18 years: that is how long nurses have been the most trusted profession. While we are immensely proud to hold this title, especially during this very challenging Year of the Nurse, we must recognize the responsibility that comes with this honor. In a society with… Read more
Kelli Schweitzer, MSN, RN, NPD-BC As nurses we are often there to hold a hand and be the support one needs while dealing with loss. In school we learn the Kubler-Ross stages of grief, and then assess and intervene with our patients and families who are grieving based on the… Read more
Suzanne Vogel, RN and ONA member, has tragically lost her home to fire. During these uncertain times, in the world and all the stress that goes along with being a frontline healthcare provider during the COVID-19 pandemic, Suzanne is now enduring the loss of her house and the strain of… Read more
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 email@example.com www.aft.org WASHINGTON—The American Federation of Teachers—which represents nearly 200,000 nurses, respiratory specialists, health techs, physicians and other professionals in… Read more
Situation: The recent COVID-19 pandemic has created crisis level shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) and other essential supplies. Across the country many healthcare institutions are disciplining nurses for speaking out to media outlets concerning the lack of needed equipment that is putting their health and the health of the… Read more