Latest Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals Stories

2011-07-19 15:38:00

Includes Successor Language, Layoff Protections BEVERLY and GLOUCESTER, Mass., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just days before the hospital system announced its pending affiliation with Burlington-based Lahey Clinic, the RNs at Northeast Health Corporation--who are unionized with the Massachusetts Nurses Association--reached a tentative agreement with management. The two-year agreement, which was finalized on July 13, put an end to more than eight months worth of negotiations and...

2011-07-14 15:08:00

In the news release, Health Affairs Study on Achievements of California Safe Staffing Law, issued 14-Jul-2011 by Massachusetts Nurses Association over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the seventeenth paragraph, first sentence, should read " A hearing on the bill is scheduled for Sep. 20, 2011 before the Joint Committee on Public Health." rather than "Sep. 20, 2001" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: Health Affairs Study on...

2011-07-14 14:30:00

New Study Adds to Evidence on Success of California's RN-Patient Staffing Law to Improve Nursing, Patient Care Study Bolsters Case for Pending Legislation to Set Safe Patient Limits in Massachusetts Acute Care Hospitals CANTON, Mass., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Another major study has reinforced a growing body of evidence that California's landmark law requiring minimum, specific nurse-to-patient staffing limits enhances registered nurse staffing and the quality of patient...

2011-07-12 09:00:00

METHUEN, Mass., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Culminating a two-year effort to win union representation to improve patient care, registered nurses at Steward Holy Family Hospital voted last night by 70 percent to join the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United (MNA/NNU), the state and nation's pre-eminent organization of RNs. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060525/NETH016LOGO) The campaign gained momentum when the MNA and Steward Health Care, the...

2011-06-22 09:00:00

Pact Provides Nurses with Limits on the Use of Mandatory Overtime, Staffing Improvements, and a Process for Improving Conditions on the Psychiatric Unit to Improve Care and Protect Staff HYANNIS, Mass., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The registered nurses of Cape Cod and Falmouth Hospitals voted yesterday to ratify a new three-year contract that includes improvements in working conditions sought by the nurses to improve patient care at the facility. (Logo:...

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