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Group of four nurses outside Saint Louis University Hospital holding signs calling for patient safety

Saint Louis University Hospital nurses overwhelmingly vote to authorize strike

RNs at SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, Mo., voted 94 percent in favor of authorizing a strike if the issues nurses have been raising remain unresolved.

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El Paso nurses overwhelmingly ratify new contract with measures to improve patient safety and nurse retention

RNs at The Hospitals of Providence’s Memorial, Sierra, and East Campuses in El Paso, Tex., voted 97.7 percent in favor of ratifying a new three-year contract, winning protections to improve patient safety and nurse retention.

Press releases

Registered nurses at UCSD Health Jacobs Medical Center in La Jolla, Calif., will hold a rally on Wednesday, Sept. 27 to demand an end to UC management’s unsafe practice of placing emergency room patients in hallways and areas that are not properly equipped or staffed. At times, there are as many as 75 patients who do not have a bed.
Nurses say that, as Ascension management builds a new tower for women’s services, the company is failing to safely staff the existing labor and delivery unit and neonatal intensive care unit.
Registered nurses at SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, Mo., will hold a strike for 24 hours from Sept. 25 to Sept. 26 to protest the administration’s refusal to address RNs’ deep concerns about patient care, safe staffing, and workplace violence.
RNs at the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center (UCSF) will hold a public rally on Tuesday, Sept. 26 to demand that UCSF address critical and persistent patient care and workplace safety issues.

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By the Numbers: New York City nurses win unprecedented contract enforcement of safe staffing standards

Mount Sinai RNs blaze trail to better staffing enforcement

Not only did nurses win new ratios in their contract, but they also won strong new staffing enforcement language.

VA registered nurses sign three-year contract

Nurses call for schedule flexibility and passage of VA Employee Fairness Act