Ohio nursing law mandating
Related topic covered on other pages include: Ohio labor laws require an employer to pay overtime to employees, unless otherwise exempt, at the rate of 1½ times the employee’s regular rate of pay for all hours worked in excess of 40 hours in a workweek. Ohio labor laws require employers to provide employees under the age of eighteen (18) a 30-minute uninterrupted break when working more than five (5) consecutive hours. An employer who chooses to provide a break in excess of twenty (20) minutes does not have to pay wages for lunch periods or other breaks if the employee is free to leave the worksite, in fact takes their lunch or break, and the employee does not actually perform work.
According to federal law, breaks twenty (20) minutes or shorter typically must be paid. Ohio labor laws do not require employers to provide employees with severance pay.
We highlight key findings that show how optimal staffing is essential to providing quality patient care.
ANA collaborated with Avalere to explore using optimal nurse staffing models to achieve improvements in patient outcomes.
National Nurses United, the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), and AFSCME have all endorsed Brown’s bill.
“National Nurses United is proud to endorse the Nurse Staffing Standards for Hospital Patient Safety and Quality Care Act.
Safe, welcoming workplaces are critical for every member of our union, and for the people we serve. Schakowsky for honoring and respecting our country’s nurses with a bill to keep them safe on the job, and in turn, protect the people they care for, too,” said AFT President Randi Weingarten.
This Nurse Appreciation Week, we must do everything we can to stand up for the people who have devoted their careers and their lives to taking care of others. Brown is reintroducing his bill during National Nurses Week, which started in 1993 after the American Nurses Association declared May 6-12 as the national week to celebrate nurses and the nursing profession.
Both talked about the importance of establishing safe staffing levels for patient care and why Brown’s bill is so critical to help nurses do their jobs effectively.