Tag Archive for: solidarity

Nurses Strike in Wilkes-Barre

“Our region, this is where coal mine unions came from. My grandfather worked in the mine. You have that history, and we’re very serious about our history. You had the garment workers, railroad workers, the coal mines here, where the 8 hr day came from… This is our heritage and we take it very seriously.”

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Wilkes-Barre General nurses return to work

The approximately 450 graduate and registered nurses, who are members of the Wyoming Valley Nurses Association local of Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals (PASNAP), walked the picket line for five days, beginning on Friday. They had been working under the terms of a two-year contract that expired in April 2013.

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VIDEO: Rosie The Riveter

By Roxeanne Pauline, AFL-CIO  

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VIDEO: Solidarity Forever

By Roxanne Pauline, AFL-CIO  

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Call Crozer CEO Joan Richards at 610-447-2785. Tell her to respect the dedicated nurses and to bargain in good faith!

We are the Dedicated and Compassionate

Crozer Registered Nurses

RNs are vital to your family’s health

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Crozer, nurses at odds over pension payments

Crozer-Keystone Health System’s badly underfunded pension plan is a key issue in negotiations on a new labor contract for 600 nurses at Crozer-Chester Medical Center.

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Sign our Community Petition

The Board of Directors of Crozer-Keystone Health System needs to hear from the community. Please sign this petition to ask the board to urge CEO Joan Richards to work with the dedicated nurse staff and bargain in good faith.


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Hundreds of Crozer nurses rally for staffing changes

“This is our community. We want to ensure our safety. We want to ensure that we give the best care possible. When you’re in the hospital, you’re at your worst moment.”

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Corbett Pushes Bill to Eliminate Right to Organize in Public Sector

This law would give management a huge opportunity to constantly agitate against the Union, and divide workers, which is precisely why this bill was introduced.

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270 Western PA Nurses Organize to Join PASNAP

On December 13th, 270 registered nurses and certified nurse anesthetists at Armstrong County Memorial Hospital (ACMH) in Kittanning, PA voted to join PASNAP.

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