Author Archive for: PASNAP Staff

What ACA Repeal Would Mean for PASNAP Members and Our Patients

Repeal of the ACA would be a devastating blow to some of our most vulnerable patients. But we make a tragic mistake if we think that any of us — even those with health insurance through our employers — will be unaffected. In truth, we could all face higher premiums and deductibles, caps on coverage, and more.

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City-Wide Effort Wins Strong Contracts at Four Hospitals

Hahnemann and St. Chris nurses ratified their agreements by over 90% and Einstein nurses ratified their agreement with 98%.

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Registration for 2017 House of Delegates

PASNAP’s annual conference, the House of Delegates, brings together members from across the state. We learn, we get inspired, and we democratically handle the business of the union.

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Nurses & Health Professionals at Temple Ratify New Contract

Nurses and health professionals won wage increases, improved staffing, and increased job security. “Temple University Hospital has a strong union. We’re continuing to build on that strength in order to improve conditions at the hospital — for patients, first and foremost, and also for staff,” said Patty Eakin, PASNAP President.

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Josh Shapiro Joins PASNAP for Q&A

Prior to the 2016 Primary election, PASNAP’s political committee voted…

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Techs and LPNs Win Strong First Contract as Nurses Sign Extension at ACMH

“We formed our union to have a voice at work, to win respect and recognition and to make improvements for our patients,” said Sherri Hagofsky, an Ultrasound Technologist and Secretary for the Tech and LPN union. “With this contract, we have achieved these goals and more.”

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Einstein Nurses Unionize in Effort to Better Serve Patients

“We all know that Einstein has a long history of service in this community. We want to provide the best quality of care to every individual that comes through our doors,” said Cynthia Gola, a nurse and union activist who works in the Coronary Care Unit. “We’re trying to create positive change.”

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Patients Before Profits! Rally for Safe Nurse Staffing

This Nurses’ Week, join us on May 7th as we come together to demand safe staffing and better care for patients!

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Butler Nurses Win Additional Support Staff & Wage Increases in New Contract

Through annual and earned raises, many PASNAP nurses could see earnings climb 15% or more over the next two years. The new contract will also create “Resource Nurse” positions to assist with time-consuming tasks, which will allow nurses giving direct care to spend more time with patients.

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Unsafe Staffing Is Nurses’ Top Concern

Too often, patients are put at risk and RN licenses are compromised by our profit-driven healthcare system which routinely leaves patients without proper nursing care.

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