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CHS Registered Nurses

Registered Nurses at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center in Ronceverte to Hold Informational Picket May 18

Registered nurses at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center (GVMC) in Ronceverte plan to hold an informational picket Saturday, May 18 to speak out about the eroding conditions at the hospital, including chronic short staffing, inadequate supplies and maintenance problems that undermine hygiene.

National Nurses United
May 16, 2019

Patient Need, Not CHS Greed

Community Health Systems faces up to $4.5 million in fines over alleged unfair labor practices toward nurses

One of the country’s largest for-profit hospital chains, Community Health Systems (CHS), and its affiliated hospital management arm Quorum Health Corporation, are facing projected fines of up to $4.5 million to settle more than 30 charges of unfair labor practices against registered nurses in West Virginia, Ohio, and California.

National Nurses Organizing Committee
October 26, 2017

Nurse holding megaphone

Appalachian Regional Healthcare Nurses Ratify New Contract

Registered nurses at nine Appalachian Regional Healthcare (ARH) hospitals in Kentucky and West Virginia voted by an overwhelming majority to ratify a contract agreement they say will help recruit and retain the most qualified nurses for communities served by the hospitals and lead to improved patient care.

National Nurses United
May 5, 2017


New NLRB Trial Against CHS, Quorum and Affiliates for Multiple and Repeated Labor Violations Begins

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) will commence a new trial against Community Health Systems (CHS) and its affiliates, for multiple and repeated labor violations, on Monday, March 27 in Beaver, W.Va.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United - West Virginia
March 27, 2017

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NLRB Moves Forward with Another Massive Complaint Against Mega Hospital Chain CHS

Registered nurses across the nation welcome the National Labor Relations Board Office of General Counsel's decision to move forward with yet another massive consolidated complaint against healthcare giant Community Health Systems, and for the first time, Quorum Health Corporation, for numerous alleged labor violations, National Nurses United announced today.

National Nurses United
September 29, 2016