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  1. I love this thread. I'm an ANM on a SPCU floor and I just had this conversation with one of the nurses that work with me. ...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  2. But would it actually be raised? I know where I work, we wouldn't get anything more. Same work for same pay. Or a...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  3. The type of scheduling used is dependent on the resources, size and collective bargaining agreements, in a given hospital....
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  4. Sadly it appears that in the U.S. we rather pay for wars than pay for our fellow human beings to have healthcare. I'm...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  5. ...and for all of these reasons above I am bloody proud to be an Aussie. Free or highly subsidised healthcare. Everyone is...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  6. They actually can't charge whatever they want, Obamacare places actuarial value requirements on plans as well as limits on...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  7. Wherein lies the rub... Hospitals exist to provide skilled nursing care. Your views are and have been held ever since the...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  8. It is all interesting because the NYSNA had said all along money was *not* the main issue, but staffing. So they are now...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  9. *Update* As of Thursday a tentative agreement was reached via mediation between several of the NYC hospitals and the New ...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  10. A good number of local NYC nurses *are* trying, but you have to counter attitudes that vary from supportive to someone that...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  11. Wow. Just wow. Thank you for sharing your story. Affordable healthcare should be available to EVERYONE. I have always felt...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  12. Amen. I am deeply in debt from the two years that my kids didn't have health insurance. Until you are in a position where...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  13. I'm glad for my taxes to go to healthcare, and I'm ashamed that our country has been so backwards. I've always had...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  14. Found an interesting CE article from American Nurse Today What every nurse should know about staffing ...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  15. So I am taking a graduate level research class, and my textbook keeps talking about how there are all of these great care...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  16. I'm going to take just a quick moment to counter your argument Lindarn. Can you, as an ICU nurse, read fetal monitoring...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  17. If I float from ICU to med-surg I am usually assigned five patients. Providing safe, therapeutic, effective nursing care to...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  18. I think this discussion has gone a little off the rails. It is not a matter of which area of specialization is more...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  19. The point of my response, that caused so many individual to get their panties in a wad, was that nurses in different areas...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  20. I agree that nursing specialties are so much different and we all have something unique to offer to the table. During my...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  21. The sticky issue for me is that in a nursing strike, the facility is generally given adequate notice so that they may...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  22. Workers who cross the picket lines are​ scabs. That is the definition of the word.
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  23. You state that you were making comments reflecting your experience ONLY but then you apply your experience to all of...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  24. What "truth" are you talking about? Long ago, I was married to a member of the UAW. Some of their tactics were...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  25. Nurses are not all cruel and backstabbing, and while the saying that "nurses eat their young" undoubtedly made someone a lot...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  26. Regarding the comment that California nurses are getting paid high already. You have to realize that the Centers for...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  27. I am not sure of the specifics, but how to home health agencies bill? It is by procedure and pay nurses hourly? If we are...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  28. So I am taking a graduate level research class, and my textbook keeps talking about how there are all of these great care...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  29. I have been part of a union for the 6 yrs I have been an RN. We are currently running on a contract that is from 2010...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  30. Yes we together know how to win. Thousands of us together, union and non union nurses won safe staffing codified in the law...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  31. In, 20 of 24 key measures affecting public health and safety, “right to work” states rank lower on average in poverty rates...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  32. I would heartily disagree given Magnet hospital's well deserved reputation as being crappy places to work.
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  33. I work for an organization where we do not even say the "U" word. Bigger taboo than the "Q' word. I think that if a union...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  34. Some nurses in Florida are represented for collective bargaining. Others work with them to improve conditions for all...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  35. RIGHT! Well get behind HR 4580 and give us a hand here! We gotta ditch this 2-year probation!
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  36. Some unions are better than others. Some actually cut backroom deals with management to give employees below-market wages. ...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  37. Toothless tigers. Their contract forbids them from striking.
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  38. There ARE unions for nurses in LA--at the VAMCs in Shreveport, Alexandria, and NO.
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  39. You have to take a very long view and realise that until the groundwork is laid no union will ever form. That groundwork...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  40. "I live and work in Louisiana." Stop that.
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  41. I live and work in Louisiana. Judging by our southern morals and being "set in our ways", we will probably never get a...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  42. February 10, 2015. National Nurses United, the largest organization of nurses in the U.S. and in Illinois late Monday ...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  43. If unions offend someone so much, for personal or religious beliefs, i would think that it would also offend you to accept...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  44. A nurse at my hospital opted out. She said, "Why pay if I don't have to?" Once she was very upset that she had just noticed...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  45. That used to tick me off too, esp. when I was a union officer. Do you know who the biggest whiners were? The ones who...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  46. I have always felt that, if someone does not want to contribute to the organization who is responsible for getting them...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  47. I am a member of CNA/NNU. For many years I've chosen to have a small amount added to my union dues for government...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  48. How do you think mega corporations, big business, get legislation voted to benefit them? They BUY POLITICIANS" VOTES!! That...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  49. Truly if hospitals want to do better they need to have lots of conversations with patients and families, they need to put...
    laborer
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  50. And people need to be educated about the expensive and very painful treatments like CPR. Its not like on TV where you pump...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics


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