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The gender pay gap, while it’s making headlines in nursing, is relatively narrow compared with other professions. For example, women who are financial advisers make only 61% of what their male colleagues make, according to Ariane Hegewisch, a study director at the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, Washington, D.C.
Nurses at Crozer-Chester Medical Center voted 287-39 to ratify a contract Monday that raises salaries, modifies the pay scale, freezes the traditional pension plan and adds new nursing positions to critical care. The four-year contract comes after 14 months of bargaining between negotiators for the Crozer-Keystone Health System and the union representing 550 nurses at the Upland facility.
CBS 3 uncovers something disturbing happening inside local hospitals. Health care workers being attacked. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has the investigation.Read more
A new survey shows that patients have shorter hospital stays and better outcomes when cared for by nurses with experience and job longevity.Read more
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.Read more