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  1. 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
  2. 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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  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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
  9. Workers who cross the picket lines are​ scabs. That is the definition of the word.
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  10. You state that you were making comments reflecting your experience ONLY but then you apply your experience to all of...
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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Regarding the comment that California nurses are getting paid high already. You have to realize that the Centers for...
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  14. 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
  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 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
  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. I would heartily disagree given Magnet hospital's well deserved reputation as being crappy places to work.
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  20. 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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  21. Some nurses in Florida are represented for collective bargaining. Others work with them to improve conditions for all...
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  22. RIGHT! Well get behind HR 4580 and give us a hand here! We gotta ditch this 2-year probation!
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  23. Some unions are better than others. Some actually cut backroom deals with management to give employees below-market wages. ...
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  24. Toothless tigers. Their contract forbids them from striking.
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  25. There ARE unions for nurses in LA--at the VAMCs in Shreveport, Alexandria, and NO.
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  26. 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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  27. "I live and work in Louisiana." Stop that.
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  28. 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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  29. February 10, 2015. National Nurses United, the largest organization of nurses in the U.S. and in Illinois late Monday ...
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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. Truly if hospitals want to do better they need to have lots of conversations with patients and families, they need to put...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  37. 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
  38. This thread took a good turn here. I think people hear phrases like "cancer warrior" and "lost her courageous battle with...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  39. I respectfully disagree with the above, although I will say that in the US, with decent health insurance, people are...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  40. ​Grow up and smell the profit,a hospital is not about healing , it is about how well did you like your accommodations?The...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  41. Yes, money matters, but it's a complex issue. Do you think more money should be spent on enhancing the food and creating...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  42. Yes, especially if you are seeking care in for-profit facilities.
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  43. My question is, is this all about the money? Yes.
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  44. It's not just limited to for profit facilities. Healthcare is no longer about care but is now all about the business...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  45. So this is why they're always, ALWAYS hiring for the same positions. Hmm. At the hospital I previously worked at, many of...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  46. Oh right, I forgot that they have to meet the needs of the scabs during the strike. Thanks for that reminder.
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  47. If you watch the strike job boards you will find strikes are prearranged by the hospital and the union long before it is...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  48. It seems to me that the hospital has the funds and available nurses to staff appropriately. They are wasting tome and...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  49. so if the nurses strike one day the hospital will cause them to remain off the job for a total of 10 days? How do they...
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  50. PICTURES FROM THE PICKET LINES https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.772127762843502.1073741855.287406281315655&type=1
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