Posts tagged hospital

    Stanford, Packard nurses greenlight strike

    April 11, 2022 // In an April 8 news release, the Committee for Recognition of Nursing Achievement said more than 4,500 nurses at Stanford and Packard, or 93 percent of all nurses eligible, voted in favor of strike authorization. They are calling on hospital management to adequately address staffing, citing consistent overtime and nurses' complaints of inadequate resources, training or staff. They also seek improved access to mental health counseling, as well as competitive wages and benefits.

    St. Vincent Hospital nurses vote to keep their union

    March 3, 2022 // A majority of nurses at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester voted to keep their union, ending months of speculation about the union’s future at the medical center.

    Hospital officials support N.J. booster mandate. But unions call for continued COVID testing.

    January 22, 2022 // But if the objective is to slow or stop spread, she added, testing should be continued, not suspended, and health care workers infected with COVID-19 should not be pushed to return to work after a five-day incubation period without being tested.

    Hundreds of unionized caregivers go on strike at McKenzie-Willamette

    December 6, 2021 // Hundreds of union workers at McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center walked out Monday morning at 7 a.m. The hospital caregivers, represented by SEIU 49, have held ongoing negotiations and condcuted a two-day strike in early October. The union said progress has not been made on their demands, which include: affordable healthcare, higher wages, and additional PTO or COVID protection payments.