CRONA Newsletter 3-3-20: Certification Deadline, Search Tutorial, Contracts Available!

CRONA Newsletter March 3, 2020 The 2019 – 2022 Contract: Paper Copies Now Available Our contract is why we have our wages, benefits, and many of our working conditions. Make sure to familiarize yourself with it so you do not miss out on important benefits. The contract is available either online or hard copy. Paper […]

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CRONA Newsletter 2/16/20: School Leave, ADOs, Certification Pay, A-Days on Hold

 CRONA Newsletter February 16, 2020 Where is the Printed Contract? You voted to ratify the contract in May 2019, so where is the printed version of the contract? There were some minor disagreements between CRONA and the hospitals about a few key details which took several months to work out. The contract is now being […]

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Paychecks, Kin Care/CESLA, January Webinar Q&A, Scholarships, ADOs: Newsletter 1/19/2020

  • Posted in: General
  • January 19, 2020

CRONA Newsletter January 19, 2020 Announcement: CRONA Scholarship Recipients   CRONA continues to strive to support nurses in their work and the development of their nursing profession. Each year CRONA awards 12 educational scholarships of $500 each to help defray the costs of continuing studies in nursing or a related field at the Bachelors, Masters, […]

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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 […]

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Retirement, LPCH Fidelity Update, Staffing by Law: CRONA Newsletter 1/2/2019

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  • January 2, 2020

Retirement Savings Plan – Your 403(b) It’s time to do an annual review of your retirement savings. How much did you save last year? Are you on track to maximize your savings this year? Will you be 50 years old by the end of 2020? IRS Limits On Contributions Increased For 2020 (LINK) The limit […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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