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Joined Apr 30, '08. Posts: 268 (57% Liked) Likes: 371

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  1. Where do you think your 401k or 403b or pension comes from? We middle class people depend on those greedy people making...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  2. I think that a lawyer would know that statutes and regulations are not simply "semantics". "Quote from Herring_RN
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  3. *crickets* from rodman. Oh well!
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  4. There are folks here in AK who make it a point to get arrested and incarcerated during the winter months so that they have a...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  5. According to hx here, ms rodman should now be a senior in her nursing program. So, theory but no actual experience.
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  6. May I ask what part of the country you are in? I could be wrong, but it's my understanding that LTC having higher wages than...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  7. The situation where you live is the exception rather than the rule. It is much more common for the hospitals to be the best...
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  8. Problem were I live is a wide disparity in wages. The hospitals are all union, starting pay for a new grad is around 27/hr I...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  9. If you are not being paid for not taking a lunch break, I would report them to the Labor Board. Lindarn, BSN, CCRN (ret)...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  10. I can see you have never worked in Tennessee.
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  11. My mother is a teacher. She works normal day shift. She gets EVERY weekend off. She can have a life outside of work. She...
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  12. It would be nice if my hospital properly funded retirement, but they don't. I know people in their late 60s who will work...
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  13. I am listed at 3 12's a week but I report to work at 06:45, don't get paid for a lunch break I can't take due to...
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  14. It seems to me healthcare is run by big insurance for big insurance... hospitals and healthcare workers are merely a bother...
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  15. My concern is the full-tilt rush to the right of the American political establishment. Money is power and "they" have much...
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  16. In the US, more and more hospitals are being run like this. Without a good union, there is nothing to do to improve working...
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  17. Tenebrae gave the perfect reason that nurses need unions. Here in Texas hospitals do all they can to discourage unions and...
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  18. I am an ER nurse and make $52000 a year with an employer 401K contribution of 3% per year (only 90% of one year's pay over a...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  19. "cost neutral" because they must protect the exec suite bonuses and compensation promises...the true priority
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  20. I'm glad ADN is the minimum to enter nursing, otherwise I'd quit my program. Maybe some could wait two more years, but many...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  21. It's not that the CA BRN is not allowing any foreign graduates to take boards. It's that the CA BRN has started strictly...
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    Forum: Nurse Registration
  22. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pHvFb1p7ow Nurses fought long and hard for nurse to patient ratios because nurses care...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  23. Am I the only one who saw the title of this thread and immediately thought “Oh....Lemonade!!”?
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  24. Wow- there goes that whole 'nursing shortage' myth again. The managers sure like to make it sound like it's the shortage...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  25. Having worked for many years as a non-union employee, I was forced to work on two separate occasions when there was a...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  26. Mr Rodman is one of those sad folks who believe that nurses practice some form of medicine under the guidance of physicians....
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  27. It isn't working as well because you're in a Southeastern state that opted out. Prior to the ACA (a.k.a. ObamaCare), my...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  28. There was an excellent documentary on HBO and you cansee it on Netflix. It is called How to Die in Oregon. They have the...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  29. I think it's a slippery slope. Anyone seen "Soylent Green"?
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  30. I say lets improve our palliative care in those cases where no cure is possible and comfort is in question. AFTER that is...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  31. I am so glad to hear that the karma bus is running! PS: I was honored to join the union at my job. SEIU has made huge...
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  32. I had a similar situation with a nurse manager who was so awful she was border line abusive to her staff. She would staff...
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  33. I worked in a union hospital for many years before retiring and now work in school nursing where the teachers and school...
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  34. I can't "Like" this enough. We need to stop being "good girls" and start taking charge of our profession. Our work is...
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  35. So it turns out, my hospital is actually being courted by a nurse's union as we speak. This latest benefit cut was the last...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  36. "I believe that sooner or later nurses and all other workers in hospitals will organize themselves in unions to protect...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  37. You can use the nursing profession to change the system. Many nurses are in Washington lobbying. You may not see the change...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  38. I see that this thread is more than two years old, but I must... The worst working conditions? Can we say "hyperbole??" ...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  39. I can't resist either. If only the nurse lobbyists in Washington DC were there for the good of the profession as a whole. ...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  40. Keeping in mind that employers LOVE new BSN grads because they largely have a ton of debt and are DESPERATE for work, making...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  41. Not everyone gets 75 questions. That is the minimum if you are answering the hardest questions correctly. You can get as...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  42. Actually it is such an accepted term that at one time the website listing strike breaking positions was titled "Scab.org"....
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  43. With an estimated 4.7 million losing their plans, and many switching plans, some argue that the ACA did more plan switching...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  44. It doesn't matter to me if you assume that I am some sort of Obamabot...you clearly are in the habit of ignoring facts as...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  45. It is important to remember that the concept of the ACA is a conservative approach to the problem. It was born in The...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  46. I'd agree with you that the ACA is "fatally flawed" being that it relies on our already existing system which attempts...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  47. I thought the ACA was supposedly unconstitutional because it forced people to buy insurance, how can it both force people to...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  48. I'm a union nurse. I'm deemed an essential service and not permitted to strike. The last time we did strike our provincial...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  49. But republican myths and lies are never adequately debunked that they actually go away or "conservatives" stop believing...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  50. Update: This has been the week to kill the Republican myth that Obamacare isn't really getting the uninsured covered, that...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics


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