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National Nurses United, 4/1/13

1. Florida Nurses Welcome First Contract

2. Illinois Jackson Park Chicago RNs Win First Hospital Contract

3. California Nurses Reach Agreement with Sutter CPMC

4. Michigan MNA President, Jeff Breslin on Right To Work

5. Missouri Nurses Push for “Safe Patient Handling” Law HB 856

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Florida Victory

1. Florida Nurses Welcome First Contract

South Florida registered nurses this week are celebrating their first ever collective bargaining agreement at Florida Medical Center (FMC) and Palmetto General Hospital, with terms they say will improve patient care as well as secure economic gains for nurses and their families. —NNOC Florida / NNU, 03/27/13 More »

Jackson Park Victory

2. Illinois Jackson Park Chicago RNs Win First Hospital Contract

Registered nurses at Jackson Park Hospital and Medical Center on Chicago’s South Side late Monday reached agreement with hospital officials on their first ever collective bargaining contract that includes significant improvements in patient care protections. —National Nurses United, 03/19/13. More »  Also, listen to and share the Nurse Talk Radio NNU segment here.

Save St. Lukes

3. California RNs Reach Agreement with Sutter CPMC & St. Luke

Registered nurses at two San Francisco Sutter hospitals, California Pacific Medical Center and St. Luke’s Hospital, have, at long last, reached agreement with hospital officials on a new collective bargaining contract for the 800 RNs who work at the two facilities, the California Nurses Association said today. —California Nurses Association , 03/27/13 More »

Jeff Breslin, RN

4. Michigan MNA President, Jeff Breslin on Right To Work

The undemocratic, illegal process used to pass that law was shameful. The bills were rushed through the Legislature in a way Michigan has never seen, without public comment and with citizens locked out of the Capitol at times. —Lansing State Journal, by Jeff Breslin, RN, 03/28/13 More »

Missouri RNs fight for safe lift bill

5. Missouri Nurses Push for “Safe Patient Handling” Law HB 856

Registered Nurses from hospitals in Kansas City and St. Louis, members of National Nurses Organizing Committee (NNOC), will hold a press conference on Wednesday, March 27 at 12:30p at the Gallery of the House of Representatives Lounge in Jefferson City to underscore support for the “Safe Lift” bill. The bill puts in place known solutions available to reduce patient and healthcare-giver injuries resulting from lifting. —National Nurses Organizing Committee - Missouri, 03/25/13 More »

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