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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...

2013-12-11 16:24:43

CANTON, Mass., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nurses at Baystate Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice filed a class action suit against Baystate Health today in Hampden Superior Court seeking to recover unpaid wages and overtime that have allegedly been withheld illegally by the employer for several years. To obtain a copy of the lawsuit, contact David Schildmeier at 781-249-0430 or dschildmeier@mnarn.org. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060525/NETH016LOGO)...

2013-10-16 12:23:57

The Vote follows Baystate's Refusal to Agree to Arbitrate a Settlement and a Complaint Filed by the National Labor Relations Board of Unfair Labor Practices by the Employer GREENFIELD, Mass., Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The registered nurses of Baystate Franklin Medical Center cast an overwhelming vote yesterday to authorize a three-day strike in response to Baystate Health's refusal to engage in a good faith effort to reach a settlement for a new contract, a process...

2013-07-08 12:28:29

The Complaint is the Latest in a Serious of Unfair Labor Practices by Baystate and Follows a Widespread Community Outcry Against Baystate's Anti-Union Tactics GREENFIELD, Mass., July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060525/NETH016LOGO) The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the federal agency with oversight of the laws governing...

2013-04-30 12:27:02

The resolution responds to concerns by Franklin County residents about the erosion of services once available at BFMC that are now only offered in Springfield DEERFIELD, Mass., April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being release by Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060525/NETH016LOGO) Residents of Deerfield cast an overwhelming vote last night to approve a resolution placed on the warrant for...

2013-04-30 08:35:48

Automated Continuous Auditing Technology Streamlines Healthcare-Specific Revenue Processes ATLANTA, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ACL announced today at the sold-out ACL Connections 2013 customer conference that Baystate Health, a Massachusetts-based healthcare system and employer of more than 10,000 people, has uncovered $2.5 million in lost revenue and saved $18 million in cost-avoidance in just two years by preventing duplicate payments and correcting inaccurate billing...