Nurses Strike in Wilkes-Barre

“Our region, this is where coal mine unions came from. My grandfather worked in the mine. You have that history, and we’re very serious about our history. You had the garment workers, railroad workers, the coal mines here, where the 8 hr day came from… This is our heritage and we take it very seriously.”

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Massachusetts Nurses union steps up advocacy for two ballot questions

The Massachusetts Nurses Association is ramping up its efforts to build support for two ballot questions that would change the way hospitals operate.

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Study: Keeping Experienced Nurses is Key To Better Hospitalizations

A new survey shows that patients have shorter hospital stays and better outcomes when cared for by nurses with experience and job longevity.

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Nurse to patient ratio over-working nurses, says union

A union representing some nurses in the province (Nova Scotia, Canada) is calling for a guaranteed nurse to patient ratio, saying over-worked nurses mean patients may not be getting adequate care.

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270 Western PA Nurses Organize to Join PASNAP

On December 13th, 270 registered nurses and certified nurse anesthetists at Armstrong County Memorial Hospital (ACMH) in Kittanning, PA voted to join PASNAP.

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