re PA and ANA
PA collective barganing chose to leave in `1998 as they felt they cold get better serve it was a slightly upsetting decision but one we felt was in the interest of all nurses.
PNA(Pennsylvania Nurses Assoc.) became the collective bargaining union-affiliated with state teachers union/teamsters; nurses split form that group to form PASNAP-PA Assoc of Staff Nurses & Allied Professionals-about 5,000 members. SEIU also has strong union here. Don't know # of nurses left in PNA.
PNA-professional, noncollective bargaining, ANA constituent member has 2000+ members and growing. Has the ears of the PA SBON and legislature.
(Met with Senator Bell at Eagle dinner last night and thanked him for cosponsoring mandatory overtime bill, hope top get introduced in fall session.)
MNA voted by an overwhelming margin to disaffiliate from the ANA (26-Mar-2001)
(WORCESTER, Mass). At a historic and closely watched meeting held at Mechanics Hall in Worcester today, members of the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) voted by an overwhelming margin to disaffiliate from the American Nurses Association (ANA). More than 82 % of the Nurses Vote for Split at Special Meeting Held in Worcester. The vote was ...
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