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2014-03-24 23:27:14

MED-Ed Facilities, the healthcare and educational facilities design and construction event for New England, April 1-2, 2014 at the Seaport World Trade Center Boston Massachusetts announced complimentary sessions and special events for the conference. Centerville, MA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 MED-Ed Facilities Boston, the healthcare and educational facilities design and construction event for New England, April 1-2, 2014 at the Seaport World Trade Center Boston Massachusetts announced...

2014-03-24 12:29:36

Hundreds Attend State House Hearing Today to Support Both Bills in the Gardner Auditorium at 11 a.m. BOSTON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health care advocates, citizen groups, nurses and academic researchers will testify today on two critically important issues affecting the health care of every resident in Massachusetts. The Committee on Health Care Financing will hold a hearing on two ballot initiatives that garnered over 200,000 signatures from Massachusetts voters...

2014-02-27 12:27:50

The Charge is One of a Series of Charges Filed Against Baystate with the NLRB for their dealings with nurses SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United, on behalf of registered nurses of the Baystate Visiting Nurses Association & Hospice (BVNA&H), has filed a formal charge against Baystate Health with the National Labor Relations Board for bargaining in bad faith in negotiations for a new contract....

2014-02-07 16:24:34

Five-Year Agreement Includes Protections Nurses Sought to Prevent the Use of Mandatory Overtime as a Staffing Tool GREENFIELD, Mass., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The registered nurses of Baystate Franklin Medical Center (BFMC) have reached a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract, averting a one-day strike that was planned for Monday, Feb. 10. The pact provides protections the nurses had sought to prevent the use of mandatory overtime as an alternative to providing safe...

2014-01-30 12:27:57

Nurses Call for Strike in Response to Baystate Health's Declaration of Impasse in Negotiations as Management Seeks to undermine Statewide Nursing Standards GREENFIELD, Mass., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The registered nurses of Baystate Franklin Medical Center (BFMC) have announced their plan to conduct a one-day unfair labor practice strike on Monday, Feb. 10, in direct response to Baystate Health's declaration of impasse last week in its negotiations for a new contract...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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