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7 July 2021

Watch OPEIU Local 40 President Jeff Morawski on CBS Detroit

Nearly 600 McLaren Macomb nurses could walk off the job as contract negotiations breakdown and union leaders say members feel over-worked and under-valued. Nurses at McLaren Macomb are saying enough is enough.
8 June 2021

Watch Local 40 Vice President Dina Carlisle, RN on WNYZ News Channel 7 discussing the federal investigation into McLaren Macomb Hospital

(WXYZ) — Last month, the 7 Investigators showed you how nurses inside McLaren Macomb were blowing the whistle on what they said were unsanitary conditions and a lack of COVID-19 protocols inside the hospital. That story sparked a social media firestorm, prompting thousands of shares and comments from patients and employees detailing similar concerns.
6 May 2021

Today we celebrate #NationalNursesDay


 

12 April 2021

Watch OPEIU Local 40 President Jeff Morawski on ABC's World News Tonight discuss how surging COVID-19 cases are straining Michigan hospitals.

4 December 2020

When OPEIU nurses at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children in Hawai'i requested stronger coronavirus protections, a hospital spokesperson called the nurses' concerns "a non-issue."

Hawaii Nurses Association/OPEIU Local 50 nurses are serving on the frontlines of the #COVID19 pandemic each and every day. The hospital's risky decision to force nurses to reuse single-use masks, ten months into a pandemic, puts both patients and staff in harm's way.

 

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About the ONC

The OPEIU Nurses Council (ONC) was established by OPEIU members who are nurses, giving them a means to participate in the resolution of issues affecting their nursing practice. The ONC helps foster a climate of professionalism within the nursing community, promoting best practices regarding patient care, safety concerns and compensation issues. The ONC advocates for legislation to improve working conditions and improve patient care, including measures that address nurse-to-patient ratios and violence against health care workers. Its primary goal is to advance the professional image of the nursing profession. 

If you are interested in starting a nurses council please email us at: info@opeiunursescouncil.org.

 

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The ONC is a council of the OPEIU, which represents 103,000 members in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada, including more than 10,000 nurses and healthcare professionals. Click Here for More Info