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When: Saturday, May 14
Where: Grand Hotel
Baker City, Oregon 
United States
Contact: Whitney Wong
503-293-0011 ext 325

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Learn to address the most common problems affecting nurses in your facility at ONA’s first Eastern Oregon Summit in Baker City, OR on May 14, 2016.

Find out how other local nurses develop labor leaders, overcome apathy in their bargaining units and create effective staffing plans.

Join ONA board and cabinet members, local nurses and ONA staff at the historic Geiser Grand Hotel in Baker City for a one-day summit featuring presentations and open discussions on critical nursing issues, including adapting to Oregon’s new nurse staffing law and organizing for a better contract.

ONA Eastern Oregon Summit
Saturday, May 14
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Geiser Grand Hotel, Baker City, OR

The all-day summit is free to attend for ONA members and includes lunch and refreshments.


RSVP to Whitney Wong at or 503-293-0011 ext. 325 no later than May 4, 2016 to reserve your place at the summit.

Schedule of the Day

 Time Topic/Event
 9:00 a.m.
 9:30 a.m.
 10:00 a.m.
Steward’s Training: Understand your rights as an ONA union steward and learn effective techniques to advocate for your colleagues and patients.
 11:30 a.m.
Lunch provided by ONA
 1:00 p.m.
Organizing 101: A New Way to Look at Bargaining: Get a big picture look at our contracts in eastern Oregon and rethink how to move your contract forward as you refresh your negotiation skills.
 3:00 p.m.
Staffing in Rural Oregon: Learn how changes to Oregon’s Hospital Nurse Staffing Law impact critical access hospitals and what you can do to improve staffing at your facility.
 5:00 p.m.


ONA members who are traveling to attend can receive a 10% discount off room rates at the Geiser Grand Hotel for the night.

To book a room, contact the Gieser Grand Hotel at (541) 523-1889 and ask for the ONA room block.

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