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Assembly Bill 152

Relating To: Relating to: mandatory overtime hours and on-call time worked by health care workers and providing penalties.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
AFSCME Council 11 Notified Date 11/3/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
11/3/2009

Aurora Health Care Inc Notified Date 9/14/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
9/14/2009

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers Notified Date 3/31/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/31/2010

Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes Division, IBT Notified Date 2/22/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/22/2010

Columbia-St. Marys Inc Notified Date 11/19/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
11/19/2009

Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry Notified Date 4/14/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/14/2009

Froedtert and Community Health (Formerly Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital) Notified Date 3/30/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/30/2009

Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce Notified Date 9/19/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/19/2009

Gundersen Lutheran Administrative Services, Inc Notified Date 8/17/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
8/17/2009

Comments
Mandatory overtime for healthcare workers
Marshfield Clinic Notified Date 5/4/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
5/4/2009

Ministry Health Care Notified Date 4/3/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/3/2009

Comments
Allow for language to permit MOT in emergencies including inclement weather, ill workforce, unforseen spike in hospital census, multi-case trauma, and other unpredictable instances.
ProHealth Care Notified Date 9/24/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/24/2009

Residential Services Association of Wisconsin Notified Date 9/16/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/16/2009

Comments
RSA-Wisconsin believes assisted living facilities should be exempted from the bill.
Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative Notified Date 4/8/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/8/2009

Comments
While a last resort to manage patient care needs, mandatory overtime should remain a tool to be used in extreme circumstances. Hospitals need self-determination over their staffing situation and the flexibility to handle unintended staff emergencies.
SEIU District 1199W/United Professionals for Quality Health Care Notified Date 4/30/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/30/2009

SEIU Wisconsin State Council (formerly Serv.Employ. Int'l. Union-Wis. State Coun.) Notified Date 3/18/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/18/2009

Waukesha County Notified Date 4/16/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/16/2009

Wisconsin Assisted Living Association Notified Date 9/16/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
9/16/2009

Comments
WALA believes assisted living facilities should be exempted from the bill.
Wisconsin Association of Homes & Services for the Aging Inc Notified Date 4/2/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/2/2009

Wisconsin Association of Provider Networks Notified Date 8/19/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
8/19/2009

Wisconsin Citizen Action Notified Date 3/26/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/26/2009

Wisconsin Counties Association Notified Date 4/1/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/1/2009

Wisconsin Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals Notified Date 5/4/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/4/2009

Wisconsin Federation of Teachers Notified Date 3/30/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/30/2009

Wisconsin Health and Hospital Association Inc Notified Date 4/21/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/21/2009

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 3/18/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/18/2009

Wisconsin Nurses Association Notified Date 7/2/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
7/2/2009

Wisconsin Professional Police Association Notified Date 4/12/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/12/2010

Comments
The WPPA represents several nurse groups around the state whose members are regularly subjected to the rigors of mandatory overtime that can cause an unsafe environment for both patients and their caregivers.
Wisconsin State AFL-CIO Notified Date 4/4/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/4/2009

Wisconsin Teamsters Joint Council 39 Notified Date 10/17/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/17/2009

Lobbying Efforts

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2009
January - June
254.00
2009
July - December
125.00
2010
January - June
206.00
2010
July - December
19.00
Total 604.00
Aurora Health Care Inc 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
24.00
2010
January - June
39.00
2010
July - December
Total 63.00
Froedtert and Community Health (Formerly Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital) 2009
January - June
16.00
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 16.00
Marshfield Clinic 2009
January - June
12.00
2009
July - December
14.00
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 26.00
Ministry Health Care 2009
January - June
11.00
2009
July - December
4.00
2010
January - June
3.00
2010
July - December
Total 18.00
ProHealth Care 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
10.00
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 10.00
Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative 2009
January - June
36.00
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 36.00
SEIU District 1199W/United Professionals for Quality Health Care 2009
January - June
10.00
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 10.00
SEIU Wisconsin State Council (formerly Serv.Employ. Int'l. Union-Wis. State Coun.) 2009
January - June
39.00
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
53.00
2010
July - December
Total 92.00
Wisconsin Assisted Living Association 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
3.00
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 3.00
Wisconsin Association of Homes & Services for the Aging Inc 2009
January - June
10.00
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 10.00
Wisconsin Citizen Action 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
11.00
2010
July - December
Total 11.00
Wisconsin Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals 2009
January - June
120.00
2009
July - December
67.00
2010
January - June
98.00
2010
July - December
19.00
Total 304.00
Wisconsin Nurses Association 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
3.00
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 3.00
Wisconsin Teamsters Joint Council 39 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2.00
2010
July - December
Total 2.00