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Calais Regional Hospital nurses and medical laboratory scientists claim victory, cancel planned strike

On the evening of Tuesday, Nov. 10, the registered nurses and medical laboratory scientists at Calais Regional Hospital (CRH) reached a tentative agreement with the hospital’s administration on a new labor contract. Highlights of the labor contract include pay increases and continued protections for core benefits.

Maine State Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee
November 11, 2020
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Calais Regional Hospital employees will strike to demand their CEO’s firing

Employees at Calais Regional Hospital (CRH) delivered a notice last Friday to their employer that they will strike for two days, from Nov. 18 to Nov. 20.

Maine State Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee
November 10, 2020

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Calais Regional Hospital Employees Demand CEO Rod Boula be terminated

The unionized employees of Calais Regional Hospital (CRH) are demanding that the hospital’s Board of Directors remove and replace their current CEO, Rod Boula. The employees include Registered Nurses, Medical Laboratory Scientists, and Technical employees, such as Laboratory Technologists and Radiology Technologists.

Maine State Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee
October 29, 2020

Maine

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Maine nurses oppose Pacific trade pact's gifts to billionaire drug companies

Nurses are patient advocates — and by extension advocates for our patients' families and our communities - and today we are sounding an alert on theTrans-Pacific Partnership, an international agreement that puts the public health of Maine, and the nation, at risk.

Cokie Giles, Special to the BDN / Bangor Daily News
January 22, 2016

Maine

Unionized Nurses at EMMC Vote to Authorize Strike

Unionized nurses at Eastern Maine Medical Center voted Thursday to authorize a strike if the hospital fails to better address their patient safety concerns, including “unsafe staffing.”

Jackie Farwell, Bangor Daily News
June 5, 2015

Maine

Work with nurses to improve care

Nurses at Mount Desert Island Hospital have struggled since 2004 to make new technology a safe and effective tool to enhance patient care. But management has not taken the nurses seriously when they reported “near misses” with medications. Due to the nurses’ diligence, a new group of remote pharmacists have been employed, and so far, the mistake rate has declined.

Cokie Giles, RN, President of the Maine State Nurses Association / Mount Desert Islander
February 13, 2015

Maine

Bonnie Castillo, RN and Executive Director of CNA/NNU

As Largest US Nurses Union Goes Through Leadership ‘Shift Change,’ Our Fight is Unwavering

What will happen now that I’ve taken over as the next Executive Director of the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United?

Bonnie Castillo, Executive Director of NNU/CNA
March 13, 2018
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Maureen Hayward RN and Chief Steward of Maine State Nurses Association on Nurse Talk Radio

We're talking about recent Legislation that was introduced to the Maine State Legislative Committee to hold hospitals accountable for elimination of major care facilities.

Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio
December 4, 2017

NNU Nurses Across America March for Healthy Planet, Healthy Patients

A toxic environment leads to illnesses that become a nurse’s job to heal. That’s why 70 National Nurses United (NNU) RNs stood together with 300,000 other marchers to demand environmental justice at the People’s Climate March in Washington, D.C., on Saturday.

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