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Meal and Rest Breaks, Use of ADOs, 2019 Elections: CRONA Newsletter 11/9/2019 →

CRONA Newsletter, November 8, 2019 Meal and Rest Breaks* A Summary of Key Points About Breaks It was recently brought to CRONA’s attention that there are issues with Nurses on your unit not getting all of their legally mandated breaks. Your break time is important. The hospital must provide you all of your breaks, and […]

Money Matters, Benefits, ADOs: CRONA Newsletter 12/28/2019 →

CRONA Newsletter December 28, 2019 Dear CRONA Nurses, The end of year is a time to take stock and plan for the future. Your CRONA contract provides a variety of negotiated benefits and now is a good time to make sure you are getting the most from your benefits. In Unity, Colleen Borges, President CRONA […]

Safe Staffing – CRONA Needs Your ADOs →

Dear CRONA Nurses, Some of the stories coming from the new 500P units are alarming. If your staffing is low, you are going out of ratio to take breaks, or have other staffing issues, please let CRONA know about it. More importantly, seek assistance in real time and file an Assignment Despite Objection form. Thank […]

Staffing by Acuity, Breaks, Webinar Q&A 12-7-2019 CRONA Newsletter →

CRONA Newsletter December 7, 2019 Thank you to all the nurses who attended our special Title 22, staffing and acuity webinar last Wednesday. Much information was shared, and many nurses followed up with additional questions. There were requests to make the information available for all nurses. Please read this newsletter to learn more.   Staffing […]

2019 CRONA Educational Scholarship – Apply Now →

As part of our commitment to nursing education, CRONA offers $500 scholarships to be applied to expenses for a nursing or health-related degree. As our membership numbers have increased, we’ve upped the number of scholarships available to twelve (12). Deadline to apply: Sunday, December 15, 2019 by 23:59 How To Apply:  Complete the Application form, […]

CRONA News: Elections, Certification Pay, and More →

Know Your Contract – Know Your Rights CRONA Newsletter – September 13, 2019   CRONA Elections: Deadline is TODAY Today is the deadline for the election ballot. Submit your Consent to Serve now!  Download the Consent to Serve form  Send the completed form to CRONA: Email to crona@crona.org or fax to (650) 366-0182  Elections will […]

LPCH Nurses: Notice of Issues With Your 403(b) Plan →

Please see bottom of page for instructions on how to send your 403(b) audit request to the hospital. August 18, 2019 Dear CRONA Nurses at Packard, For the last several months, CRONA has been working hard to push Packard to fully correct errors made in the administration of its 403(b) retirement plan, a plan in […]

CRONA News 8/31/2019: Traveler Precepting Pay, Elections, Certification Pay →

Know Your Contract, Know Your Rights August 31, 2019 Preceptor Differential for Travelers Are there travel nurses on your unit? Have you precepted/oriented one or more of them since May 19? If so, did you receive the $3.00/hour Preceptor differential? You should, thanks to the new Side Letter negotiated as part of the 2019-2022 contract. […]

SHC August 2, 2019 Newsletter: Holiday Issues, Retirement, and More →

Know Your Contract – Know Your Rights at Stanford Health Care CRONA Newsletter – August 2, 2019 Holiday Bundling – New Contract Language   CRONA negotiated new contract language that allows nurses on a unit (all Regular Nurses) to vote to have their Winter Holidays – the day of the holiday with the holiday eve […]

LPCH August 2, 2019 Newsletter: Holiday Issues, Retirement, and More →

Know Your Contract – Know Your Rights at Lucile Packard Childrens Hospital CRONA Newsletter – August 2, 2019   Holiday Bundling – New Contract Language   CRONA negotiated new contract language that allows Nurses on a unit [all Nurses] to vote to have their Winter Holidays – the day of the holiday with the holiday eve – bundled, […]

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