Author Archive for: PASNAP Staff

The Human Cost of For-Profit Healthcare

As medical professionals, we pledge to “do no harm.” I see every day how patients suffer as a result of unsafe staffing. In moments like this, our vow demands that we take a stand to advocate for our patients.

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Nurses Hold Vigil on Staffing Shortages in Three Northeast PA Hospitals

Nurses from several NEPA area hospitals came together to hold a vigil Wednesday night. The reason for the vigil was to shine a light on staffing shortages and other issues at their hospitals, which are owned by a for-profit company.

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Wilkes-Barre General Hospital Cited for Overtime Violations

Community Health Systems, the for-profit owner of Wilkes-Barre General, was recently cited by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry for at least 10 violations of Pennsylvania Act 102, which bans mandatory overtime for nurses and other health care workers.

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Online Registration for 2018 PASNAP House of Delegates

Our House of Delegates is an opportunity to build skills, build a stronger local, and meet other PASNAP members from around the state. This year, we’ve chosen a theme: The future of unions looks like us.

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Pottstown (Tower Health) Unsafe Staffing and Supply form

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Survey on Harassment and Violence Against Healthcare Workers

We deserve to take care of our patients in a safe environment, free from harassment and without constant fear of being attacked or assaulted.

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Temple Jeanes Nurses Settle Contract

“This is by far the best contract Jeanes nurses have negotiated. I am proud of my fellow nurses for coming together in solidarity to fight for our patients and ourselves. We are excited to improve patient care and safety.”

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Nurses rally for attention from Reading Health System

Nurses rally for attention from Reading Health System Pottstown, PA– Channel…

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PMMC nurses rally to start a dialog with Reading Health System

PMMC nurses rally to start a dialog with Reading Health System By Donna Rovins,…

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