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2011-05-19 13:00:00

HYANNIS, Mass., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Holding signs that read "Safe Staffing Now, Protect Our Patients, and Mandatory Overtime is Unhealthy for Nurses and Patients," registered nurses from Cape Cod and Falmouth Hospitals held an informational picket and rally outside the main entrance of Cape Hospital today to protest Cape Cod Health Care administration's refusal to provide adequate RN staffing, safe working conditions and the resources needed to ensure patients receive...

2011-05-11 18:15:00

WASHINGTON, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In celebration of National Nurses Week (May 6-12), the Home Healthcare Nurses Association (HHNA) is re-launching its membership.

2011-05-09 11:16:00

Tentative Agreement Ends Strike Threat ALBANY, N.Y., May 9, 2011, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) is pleased to announce it has reached a tentative agreement with the union representing its field staff, forestalling the union's plans to strike.

2011-05-06 08:15:00

Pact Provides Nurses with Staffing Improvements, Limits on Patient Assignments in Key Areas, and Strict Limits on the Use of Mandatory Overtime as a Staffing Tool BOSTON, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Massachusetts Nurses Association: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060525/NETH016LOGO) After a 15-hour negotiating session, the registered nurses of Tufts Medical Center have reached a tentative agreement with management, averting a...

2011-05-04 17:40:00

Pact Provides Nurses with Industry-Leading Improvements in RN Staffing Levels No Nurse Will Be Assigned More than 4-5 Patients on Days, No More than 5 on Nights As Well as Improvements in Staffing for the Care of Maternity and Critical Care Patients WORCESTER, Mass., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After a 6 -hour negotiating session, the registered nurses of the St.

2011-05-03 17:25:00

Finds Patient Safety Compromised by Falling Staffing Numbers BOSTON, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the Massachusetts Workers Rights Board hand-delivered a report today to Tufts Medical Center CEO Ellen Zane that documents serious concerns the board has about the quality and safety of patient care at the hospital, as well as the treatment of registered nurses who are attempting to convince management to improve inadequate staffing conditions.

2011-04-25 18:12:00

As Management Continues to Refuse to Improve Dangerous Staffing & Working Conditions BOSTON, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tufts Medical Center registered nurses' negotiating committee tonight issued an official notice of their intent to hold a one-day strike to protest dangerous patient care conditions on Friday, May 6, 2011.

2011-04-25 17:07:00

As Contract Talks Stall Over RN Staffing and Patient Care Concerns WORCESTER, Mass., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The registered nurses of St.

2011-04-14 08:08:00

BOSTON, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The registered nurses of Tufts Medical Center have scheduled a vote by the membership on Thursday, April 14, 2011 to authorize a one-day strike as management continues to refuse to agree to desperately needed improvements in patient care conditions at this major Boston teaching hospital. The strike authorization vote has been scheduled to take place throughout the day and into the evening on Thursday, April 14.

2011-04-12 09:15:00

Frontline Nurses Will Present Testimony Regarding Unsafe Staffing Conditions that Are Jeopardizing Patient Safety As Strike Vote Looms on April 14 Nurses Plan to Release Report at Hearing Based on More than 600 Patient Safety Complaints Filed by Nurses in the Last 15 Months BOSTON, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by Massachusetts Nurses Association: When: Wednesday, April 13, 2011 Time: 10 a.m. Where: Asian Community...


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