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  1. How to Join or Form a Union
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  2. I'm working in a hospital in Northwest Louisiana and the private sector doesn't have a union. In my opinion, we desperately...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  3. It is illegal to sign off that you did something that wasn't done and you can be prosecuted as happened to nurses in NY a...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  4. Please do NOT work off the clock. Accessing patient records in order to finish charting can be a HIPAA violation. Hospital...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  5. The act of working off the clock questions legality. At most places I have had experience with, no one works off the clock...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  6. In my case I was vocal to my management about my disapproval. When it was clear that this place was going to continue to put...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  7. I've worked in a few of those places. It used to be you had two choices. Comply or quit. Changing the culture simply was...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  8. Please show me some documentation of my naivete'. The entire reason the bill is a "mess," which I heartily agree it is, is...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  9. ia. i don't care whether it is "Obamacare" or greedy corporations causing layoffs and reduced hours and pay freezes. All I...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  10. Agreed. This country deserves better. I am totally an independent thinker and actually not a fan of politics at all. The...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  11. Most States in which the Governor declined the Federal money for Medicaid expansion have a conservative base. Meaning most...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  12. Eru, good point about the constituents of these governors. You are right, if they believe the ACA is bad they will not speak...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  13. Totally OT except for the ACA part....as a single mom of four insured kids, new grad, unemployed....my quote for personal...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  14. I'm in no way bashing the ACA. I've been a supporter of it since the beginnings of it, and I'm not ashamed to say that. I...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  15. I apologize if I misunderstood your comment as bashing the ACA. If you don't qualify for a subside because of unemployment...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  16. I don't understand why they would rather fork over the money for fines, instead of putting it towards working something out...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  17. Many working poor find themselves in this situation if their state did not, like mine, expand medicaid. that remains a...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  18. Ally, I hope I am not the "troll" to which you refer here. My state does not make coverage available for adult individuals...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  19. Toomuchbaloney I wanted to like your comment but this app update won't let me hit the Like button. Grrr. I agree and...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  20. The fines will go up every year. Eventually it will come to a point that the employer either does the right thing and insure...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  21. In the end, it's still legal for employers to be irresponsible employers.
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  22. From what I understand, my employer will elect to pay fines when the time comes.
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  23. The more I read, the more confused I get. Is the difference between per diem and FT in title only? ALL nurses are considered...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  24. To the OP: your employer is lying to you, manipulating you and then actually making you believe that it's someone else's...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  25. If you work 48-60 a week, or anything more than 30, then they are now required to give you health benefits, it doesn't...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  26. Yep. It's odd, because a nurses don't get benefits, but office staff do. So, the janitor gets insurance, but I don't.
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  27. So you are expected to work full time hours without any of the benefits associated with full time employment? None of the...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  28. Ummm if you can't afford insurance for the employees you have now, isn't that already like you had more kids than you can...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  29. I didn't know so looked it up. I found evidence that payment to primary cre providers is increased. For inpatient care...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  30. I am so sick of this "open your eyes" talk. Eyes are open, it's minds that are closed. Everyone is so set on that they are...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  31. From page 13 of thye magazine:
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  32. OP, change your screen name. You do not want the things you say here getting back to your colleagues or mgmt. It's...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  33. Hahnemann University(part of Tenet Corp) nurses defeated PASNAP in 1999. They have organized several smaller facilities...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  34. I think that the fact that PRN employees are non-benefitted, meaning that the employers do not offer them health insurance...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  35. The problem with that is that by law they have to offer health benefits to everyone working over a certain amount of hours...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  36. I would think it would need to be an average, like over a 12 week period a person can not average 24 or more hours a week. ...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  37. I haven't notice any kind of animosity towards PRN employees in this thread. Actually most of the animosity is towards...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  38. My religious health system offers full health insurance to anyone in a budgeted position 24hrs or more as part of their...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  39. We continue to utilize our registry people as we did before ACA. If we have a need for any one person for more than 30...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  40. did they provide any evidence to support what they were telling you? did you research their claims? I am not seeing the...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  41. Do they say why 'Obamacare' prevents them from giving you more work than 2 shifts per week?
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  42. Depends entirely on the hospital. There are plenty of places with unions, like where I am now, that are phenomenal for...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  43. I'm sorry to hear you've had such bad experiences, but Unions can be wonderful.
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  44. This study showed that union hospitals had a lower percentage of heart attach mortality.
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  45. Why would you take them at their word that you will have to buy out your contract? Of course they'll tell you that. They...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  46. Clearly document all your concerns and send a copy to everyone you can think of: JCAHO, state licensing board, state board...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  47. Could it be that the new ambulatory care center would remove jobs from the hospital? And maybe the "string" that is attached...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  48. Texas Reproductive Health Cuts Deny Women Access to Care - Bloomberg About a quarter of state-funded family-planning...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  49. Money fixes everything, doesn't it? For instance, money will fix the whole messy and uncomfortable thingy with Native...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  50. In my experience, there are quite a few for profit organizations that love new grads who don't know ***** from Shinola, will...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics


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