Latest MNA/NNU Stories

2011-04-11 12:27:00

Tufts Medical Center Committed to Continuing High Quality Care Should Nurses Walk Out BOSTON, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tufts Medical Center today condemned a move by the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United to call a strike vote, and called on the MNA/NNU to work to resolve its differences at the bargaining table without the threat of a strike. Prior to a negotiation session set for today, the MNA set a strike date at Tufts Medical Center for Thursday,...

2011-03-29 14:43:00

Medical Center announces provisions to ensure uninterrupted patient care MNA continues to insist on $32 million staffing plan BOSTON, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tufts Medical Center negotiators were disappointed that Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) officials moved farther from resolution at yesterday's bargaining session, backpedaling on progress previously made. Tufts Medical Center has been told that the MNA/NNU is planning a strike vote for the week of April 4th....

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.