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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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Nurses union rallies at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center

Nurses union rallies at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center Thursday July 13,…

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Nurses, DA, City Council Work Together to Improve Hospital Security

“It is not uncommon for someone under the influence of drugs or alcohol to become violent in the emergency room. For this reason our nurses have a very difficult job, and it is important that they can focus on the good work they do without their safety being put in jeopardy,” said Delaware County District Attorney Jack Whelan.

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Geisinger CMC Nurses Win Staffing Improvements and Wage Parity

In addition to significant wage improvements, Geisinger has committed to hire and retain at least 150 new RNs. “Staffing has been a major issue at the hospital. We want our patients to get the best quality care, so we tried in these negotiations to attack the problem from multiple angles,” said Roben Schwartz, RN, the local union president.

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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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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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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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