Registered nurses at 15 HCA hospitals in six states will participate in actions Thursday and Friday to protest demands by the nation’s largest hospital chain for widespread layoffs and economic cuts that nurses say will also put patients in danger.
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Working people in Missouri trounced expectations and captured the nation’s attention on Tuesday. In the wake of Prop. A’s 2-to-1 defeat, all eyes are on the labor movement.
We’re standing up to hold employers and elected officials accountable for protecting our right to work together.
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RNs across the United States are actively working with CNA/NNU to win their own mandated direct-care RN-to-patient staffing ratios. RNs in other countries have also been fighting to win RN-to-patient staffing ratios to improve conditions for their patients. Safe RN-to-patient staffing ratios have been proven to save lives, yet under-staffing is a major issue that RNs struggle with every day. We are ready to change that. Join us! More »