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Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
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Nurses Demand Answers at Dignity Health/Catholic Health Initiatives Merger Hearings

At a series of upcoming impact hearings held by the California State Attorney General’s office, registered nurses with the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United (CNA/NNU) will demand to know how the proposed merger between Dignity Health and Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) will impact patient health and safety, healthcare access, and maintenance of charity care standards.

California Nurses Association
September 20, 2018
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Nurses Demand Answers at Dignity Health/Catholic Health Initiatives Merger Hearings

At a series of upcoming impact hearings held by the California State Attorney General’s office, registered nurses with the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United (CNA/NNU) will demand to know how the proposed merger between Dignity Health and Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) will impact patient health and safety, healthcare access, and maintenance of charity care standards.

California Nurses Association
September 19, 2018
Safe Staffing Now

Registered Nurses and Caregivers Demand Palomar Hospital Respect Patient Care

Registered nurses and caregivers at Palomar Hospital in North San Diego County will hold an informational picket on Wednesday, Sept. 19 to highlight concerns about chronic short staffing and other working conditions that contribute to high turnover and undermine the quality of patient care.

CHEU - Caregivers Healthcare Employees Union
September 18, 2018

• CHEU

California

11,000 Veterans Affairs Nurses Ratify Contract

11,000 Veterans Affairs Nurses Ratify Contract at 23 Hospitals Across the Nation

Registered nurses with National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United (NNOC/NNU), at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), voted by a 99% margin to ratify a new three-year contract. The contract, covering more than 11,000 registered nurses at 23 hospitals, features workplace violence protections, infectious disease training and emergency preparedness information for nurses.

National Nurses United
September 17, 2018

• Veterans Affairs

Strong Unions Protect Our Patients

Eastern Maine Medical Center Nurses Reach Landmark Tentative Contract Agreement

Registered nurses at Eastern Maine Medical Center (EMMC) have reached a tentative three-year contract agreement with the hospital, featuring breakthrough staffing language, the Maine State Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United (MSNA/NNOC/NNU) announced today.

Maine State Nurses Association
September 17, 2018

Maine