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2012-06-20 10:23:14

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After working with financially troubled institutions in previous negotiations, the Youngstown General Duty Nurses Association (YGDNA) is hopeful in its efforts to negotiate with an affiliate owned by Fortune 500 Company Community Health Systems (CHS). Following years of concessionary contracts with their former employer, fiscally troubled Forum Health, registered nurse Eric Williams reports, "We are optimistic to be negotiating with...

2012-06-15 14:21:43

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Hospital Association (CHA), with the dogged assistance of United Healthcare Workers West (SEIU-UHW), is waging a new campaign to overturn California's historic law mandating minimum RN-to-patient ratios, a landmark state law that has been proven to save thousands of patient lives. UHW President Dave Regan, who recently signed a partnership deal with CHA, the lobbying arm of the state's wealthy hospital industry,...

2012-05-04 10:25:39

AUSTIN, Texas, May 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last Saturday, Texas Nurses Association honored three men from the Texas Attorney General's Office who gained justice for two "Winkler County nurses" who suffered illegal retaliation after they reported concerns about a physician's unsafe practice to the Texas Medical Board. Citing "recognition of their special contributions to defending the patient advocacy role of a nurse," Texas Nurses Association President Margie...

2012-05-02 10:26:12

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN), along with the American Nurses Association (ANA), celebrates National Nurses Week May 6 - 12, 2012, with RN Recognition Day spotlighted on May 6, 2012. Every year, National Nurses Week focuses attention on the diverse ways America's 3.1 million registered nurses work to save lives and to improve the health of millions of individuals. This year's theme is "Nurses: Advocating,...

2012-04-06 06:22:00

NEW YORK, April 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Registered nurses represented by the New York Professional Nurses Union (NYPNU) cast an overwhelming vote this week to affiliate with the NorthEast Nurses Association/National Nurses United (NENA/NNU), the nation's largest union and professional association of RNs, to provide its members with a stronger regional and national voice in this era of dramatic change in health care. (Logo:...

2012-03-16 10:21:38

OAKLAND, Calif., March 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In a hard fought organizing campaign, RNs at Sutter Tracy Community Hospital in Northern California voted to affiliate with the California Nurses Association, the state's largest organization of RNs. In a secret ballot election overseen by the National Labor Relations Board, Sutter Tracy RNs voted 83 to 70 to join CNA. Overall, CNA now represents 6,200 RNs at 16 Sutter facilities, one of the biggest and wealthiest hospital chains...

2012-02-28 08:30:00

"We Will Not Let Them Steal Our Collective Bargaining Rights" SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Registered Nurses of two Baystate Health bargaining units today picketed and protested at the dedication of Baystate's $290 million dollar "Hospital of the Future." The RNs are members of the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United who work at the Baystate Visiting Nurses Association (VNA) and the Baystate Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield....

2012-01-31 10:56:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement is attributed to C. Duane Dauner, President/CEO, California Hospital Association: Patients love their nurses. Hospitals do too. Nurses provide the caring touch and clinical expertise that is integral to ensuring high quality patient care every day in hospitals throughout California. Sadly, the labor union that represents less than one-fourth of all California nurses seems to have a different...

2012-01-05 08:30:00

This is the Third Complaint filed by the NLRB Against Cerberus-Steward Since Taking Over Control of More than 10 Hospitals in Massachusetts The Nurses' Union Has Also Filed Dozens of Grievances Against the For-Profit Owner for Its Wanton Violation of Union Rights METHUEN, Mass., Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Labor Relations Board this week issued a formal complaint against Cerberus-Steward Health Care, citing the organization for its illegal firing of an...

2011-12-22 10:44:00

Labor Union Strike Takes Nurses Away From Bedsides at Hospitals in Bay Area, Long Beach SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by C. Duane Dauner, President/CEO, California Hospital Association: Patients love their nurses. Hospitals do too. Nurses provide the caring touch and clinical expertise that is integral to ensuring high quality patient care every day in hospitals throughout California. Sadly, the labor union that represents a...