OSUNO is a local unit of the Ohio Nurses Association (ONA) which represents the staff nurses at The Ohio State University Medical Center for collective bargaining.

On the behalf of our members, OSUNO will:

  • Bargain with The Ohio State University Medical Center for advances in the economic and general welfare, workplace conditions, and practice of registered nurses.
  • Represent registered nurses in discipline and grievance meetings.
  • Provide a labor relations specialist, as needed (via the Ohio Nurses Association), to represent a nurse(s) with a discipline/grievance issue.
  • Protect registered nurses' interests through participation on various committees.
  • Strengthen the practice of nursing at The Ohio State University Medical Center by providing its registered nurses a strong voice to advocate for their patients and workplace.

Your Ohio Nurses Association membership ALSO includes membership into the following organizations:

  • OSUNO (Local unit at Ohio State University)
  • AFT Nurses & Healthcare Professionals (National level)


Our mission is to unite and empower nurses and health professionals, championing their rights, promoting professional practice and advocating for quality care for all patients at OSUWMC, while fostering a strong and cohesive professional union community.


OSUNO is the steadfast union champion and primary advocate for nurses at OSUWMC, committed to safeguarding their rights, enhancing their well-being and ability to deliver exceptional care to patients and promoting their professional excellence.

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