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Organizing Rush Continues as 500 St. Chris RNs Join PASNAP

An 86% majority of RNs at St. Christopher’s voted to join PASNAP. “It’s not just about nurses. This is about the safety of kids,” said Maureen Nolen, RN. “I love my job and I love the kids and their families. I want to continue working at St. Chris for a long time. Joining PASNAP lets us have a voice so we can make it a better place for everyone.”

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Hahnemann Nurses Join PASNAP With Overwhelming Majority

“We wanted to get back to the foundations of nursing,” said Mike Winn, an RN in the Emergency Department. “It should be about patients, not profits or shareholders. We were tired of having management’s decisions limit our ability to give the best care.” An 82% majority of nurses voted in favor of unionization.

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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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