Maine State Nurses Association

Maine Elected Leaders Request Northern Light Drop its Concessionary Labor Contract Demands of Nurses

A group of Maine lawmakers, including members of the Bangor City Council, today delivered a signed letter to Northern Light Home Care and Hospice in Bangor, urging the health care provider to drop its current demands for concessions of its nurses and settle their union contract.

Maine State Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee
March 24, 2021

Maine State Nurses Association

Lawmakers to Deliver Letter Urging Northern Light Home Care and Hospice to Rescind Concessionary Labor Contract Demands of Nurses

State Senator Joe Baldacci will be joined by other elected leaders and Northern Light Home Care and Hospice nurses to deliver a letter to Northern Light administrators urging them to withdraw the concessionary labor contract demands it is now making against the nurses.

Maine State Nurses Association/National Nurses United
March 23, 2021

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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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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

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

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

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

Maureen Hayward, RN

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.

National Nurses United
May 1, 2017

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