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

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  1. 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
  2. I can see you have never worked in Tennessee.
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  3. 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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  4. 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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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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
  11. "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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. I think it's a slippery slope. Anyone seen "Soylent Green"?
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  22. 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
  23. 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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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  24. 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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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  25. 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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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  26. 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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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  27. 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
  28. "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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. There was a police strike in Detroit in the 1960's. "I don't see why a hospital could let it's nurses strike." Do you...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  44. Whose selfish needs are more important than the patients? Don't give me that malarky that scabs are "just taking care of...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  45. Yes, well, fire fighters and police officers also have powerful nationwide unions to protect their interests. The real...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  46. Oh, please.
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  47. Wow, looking back at this old post of mine is a tad depressing. The union aides were, indeed, laid off a while back and...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  48. I hope that everyone has read the morning paper, about the Chigago teachers who just went out on strike. They are...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  49. strike nurses (scabs) take on the attitude of the employer. by providing that nursing care for the employer they are saying...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  50. Nursing strikes typically are not over their "own shellfish needs" (but, hey -- I really gotta have some shrimp!!! :)), but...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union


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