Archive for category: Einstein

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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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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Einstein Nurses Tell CEO, “We Want a Voice!”

Einstein Nurses have seen patient care deteriorate over the last few years. Now, nurses are coming together and demanding a voice on the job. By forming a union, nurses will have the power to bargain over staffing, work conditions, and hospital policies.

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St. Chris Nurses’ Message to Einstein

After winning their union with an overwhelming 86% majority vote, nurses at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children wanted to send a message to their colleagues, especially at Einstein: “We did it and so can you!”

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Pennsylvania Nurses Catch Organizing Fever

Wages, health and pension benefits, staffing, and supplies are treated with unrelenting austerity, while hospital executives are showered with millions and even more is spent on mergers, acquisitions, and related marketing.

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Welcome to PASNAP’s Newest Members!

By Patricia Eakin, PASNAP President, RN, BSN, CEN

The addition of nurses from three hospitals in just a few weeks represents a very large growth spurt. So what’s going on? Why are we growing when overall union membership in the country is declining and unions are so often unfairly disparaged in the press?

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