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Palmetto Nurses

Nurses Plan First Hospital RN Strike in Florida History on Sept. 20 at Tenet Hospitals, Florida Medical Center in Lauderdale Lakes, and Palmetto General Hospital in Hialeah

Registered nurses at Tenet hospitals, Florida Medical Center in Lauderdale Lakes, and Palmetto General Hospital in Hialeah, will hold one-day strikes Sept. 20. These are the first hospital strike actions ever held by registered nurses in the state of Florida.

National Nurses Organizing Committee
September 17, 2019

News

Bayfront Health St. Petersburg Hospital

Editorial: Protect Bayfront’s safety net of care

For generations, Bayfront hospital in St. Petersburg has been where poor and uninsured residents regularly turned for quality health care.

Scott Keeler, Tampa Bay Times
January 2, 2018

Blog

Florida nurses holding sign

Florida Nurses Fight to Ban Fracking, Protect the Planet

Several National Nurses Organizing Committee RNs representing Florida's Gulf Coast traveled to the state capital in Tallahassee March 13 to call on their lawmakers to ban fracking. There are currently five bills in Florida’s House and Senate that call for a ban on fracking, but several of the bills have loopholes that will allow big oil to start fracking in the Sunshine State.

National Nurses United
March 11, 2019

Legislation