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Time is running out to submit nominations for WSNA officers who will represent the RNs at Overlake for the next three years. Officer positions are co-chairs (two), secretary, treasurer, grievance officer (no limit) and membership officer.
If you would like to nominate yourself or a peer for any of these positions, please notify WSNA Nurse Representative Sydne James at email@example.com. Please include the name of the RN and the position(s) for which they are being nominated. Self-nominations are encouraged and training is provided for all positions.
Only WSNA members may nominate and vote in officer elections. All those nominated who are interested in running must be a WSNA member and must complete a“consent to serve” form in order to be listed on the voting ballots.
If you have questions about any of these positions, please feel free to reach out to the nurse rep or any current officer. Nominations will close August 7, 2020.
If you find yourself in a situation that you believe creates unsafe conditions for patients or for you, you should complete a Staffing Complaint / ADO Form as soon as possible.
By completing the form, you will help make the problem known to management, creating an opportunity for the problem to be addressed. Additionally, you will be documenting the facts, which may be helpful to you later if there is a negative outcome.
WSNA also uses your ADO forms to track the problems occurring in your facility. When you and your coworkers take the important step of filling out an ADO form, you are helping to identify whether there is a pattern of unsafe conditions for you or your patients at your facilities. This information is used by your conference committee, staffing committee, and WSNA labor staff to improve your working conditions.
If called into a meeting with management, read the following to management when the meeting begins:
If this discussion could in any way lead to my being disciplined or terminated, I respectfully request that my union representative be present at this meeting. Without representation present, I choose not to participate in this discussion.