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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...

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. Vincent Hospital have reached a tentative agreement with management tonight, averting a strike that was set to...

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. The delegation included...

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. The strike will be the first nurses' strike at a Boston hospital in more than 25 years. The nurses issued the formal 10-day strike notice, which...

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. Vincent Hospital will hold a one-day strike for patient safety on Friday, May 6, 2011, as contract talks continue to stall over hospital management's refusal to improve unsafe patient care conditions at the hospital. The nurses issued the formal 10-day strike notice today, which is required by federal labor law, to Vanguard Health Care...

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. Nurses will cast their vote...

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...

2011-04-11 07:58:00

Talks Resume Today With Federal Mediator as Nurses' Contract is Set to Expire BOSTON, April 11, 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 announcement of the vote, comes as the parties meet today with a...

2011-04-07 14:00:00

WORCESTER, Mass., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by the Massachusetts Nurses Association: Where: MNA Region 2 Headquarters, 365 Shrewsbury St. in Worcester Vote will take place from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. The outcome of the When: vote will be announced at 9 p.m. 740 RNs at the hospital are eligible to vote. MNA will make nurses available throughout the day for interviews with the Who: media....

2011-04-05 10:00:00

WORCESTER, Mass., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After more than 16 months of negotiations, including yet another session held yesterday with a Federal mediator, the registered nurses of St. Vincent Hospital have called for a vote by the membership on Friday, April 8, 2011 to authorize a one-day strike. Talks continue to stall over hospital management's refusal to improve unsafe patient care conditions at the hospital, which are compromising the quality of care patients are...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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