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Jackson Park Hospital RNs send years’ worth of ignored staffing complaints to regulatory agencies

Jackson Park Hospital RNs send years’ worth of ignored staffing complaints to regulatory agencies

In a letter officially sent to the Illinois Department of Public Health today, the JPH RNs cited 28 documented instances of unsafe staffing, all previously reported to management, serving to prove what the nurses say, “that Jackson Park Hospital’s staffing crisis is intentional." —National Nurses Organizing Committee - Illinois, 04/16/15 More »

Newton Wellesley Hospital Nurses Plan Informational Picket Thursday, April 16 from 2 – 4:30 p.m.

Newton Wellesley Hospital Nurses Plan Informational Picket Thursday, April 16 from 2 – 4:30 p.m.

The registered nurses of Newton Wellesley Hospital, who are negotiating a new contract with Partners Health Care, will conduct an informational picket outside the Wellesley-based hospital on April 16 from 2 – 4:30 p.m. to protest efforts by Partners to boost its multi-million dollar profits margin by cutting patients access to appropriate nursing care. —Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United, 04/14/15 More »

The Robin Hood Tax Day of Action honoring MLK was a moment of solidarity in values

The Robin Hood Tax Day of Action honoring MLK was a moment of solidarity in values

Across the country —from Palo Alto to El Paso, Maine to Miami—nurses and other activists rallied today in the late winter sun to lobby Congressional lawmakers for a tax on Wall Street’s riskiest transactions. —National Nurses United, 04/08/15 More »

Vigils at Legislative Offices in 25 Cities - April 8

Vigils at Legislative Offices in 25 Cities - April 8

With Americans marking the 47th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. just days earlier, a broad coalition of registered nurses, organized labor, anti-AIDS advocates, college students, clergy, and other community activists will converge on 25 U.S. cities Wednesday to amplify the call for a Wall Street financial transactions tax to reverse the country’s crippling inequality. —National Nurses United, 04/06/15 More »

Nurses Lead “Reclaim Chicago”

Nurses Lead “Reclaim Chicago”

With a runoff vote just days away, one Chicago politician figures almost as prominently in the city’s mayoral campaign as do the two candidates themselves, incumbent Rahm Emmanuel and his challenger, Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia. —Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio, 04/03/15 More »

Conversations with Kay, Part 2

Conversations with Kay, Part 2

Recently, we started a regular item featuring the life and nursing career stories of Kay McVay, a longtime intensive care unit RN at Kaiser Permanente and president emeritus of the California Nurses Association. —California Nurses Association, 04/03/15 More »

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