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  1. 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
  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. I respectfully disagree with the above, although I will say that in the US, with decent health insurance, people are...
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  5. ​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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  6. 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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  7. Yes, especially if you are seeking care in for-profit facilities.
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  8. My question is, is this all about the money? Yes.
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  9. 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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  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. PICTURES FROM THE PICKET LINES https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.772127762843502.1073741855.287406281315655&type=1
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  16. Cost neutral? Their 1st quarter profits were up 44%. Does anyone know what they are talking about? Kaiser Permanente's Q1...
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  17. These numbers are public so how can they negotiate in good faith when they are crying they are poor. They must think the...
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  18. So the ACA has been very difficult for them as they saw their operating profits soar?
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  19. 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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  20. I think that a lawyer would know that statutes and regulations are not simply "semantics". "Quote from Herring_RN
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  21. *crickets* from rodman. Oh well!
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  22. 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
  23. 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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  24. 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
  25. 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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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. I can see you have never worked in Tennessee.
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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. "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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. I think it's a slippery slope. Anyone seen "Soylent Green"?
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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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