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  1. Vines812 You need to contact your union rep if you applied for the job & someone from the outside got it. BTW these are not...
    Aug 1 '13
    Forum: California Nursing
  2. Good luck to those who got the positions.
    Jul 27 '13
    Forum: California Nursing
  3. Unions are not a separate entity. If you & your co-workers are willing to bargain for working conditions as a group you can...
    Jul 27 '13
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  4. I really hope these anti-union nurses stick to their principles and leave these union hospitals, post haste so my friends...
    Jul 27 '13
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  5. Bully's come in all sizes and status! I agree ... bad behavior deserves action. If the managers won't listen then the...
    Nov 30 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. The other thing not mentioned is how Governor Brown of California refuses to enforce the ratios while the unions had a cat...
    Nov 30 '12
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  7. I think ANA needs to pull back and re-evaluate their organization stance on ratios. American nurses all over have stood up...
    Nov 30 '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  8. I think each collective bargaining agreement is specific to the benefits, but over all while some workplaces may have one or...
    Nov 28 '12
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  9. Years ago our hospital nurses were represented by a very large union. It wasn't long before the nurses realized that they...
    May 7 '12
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  10. Nurses have power but are either not comfortable with it or not sure how to use it. ICU nurses must be very autonomous to...
    Feb 10 '12
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  11. Often these outside "morale improvement" companies are union busters in disguise. There may be an underground movement...
    Feb 10 '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  12. Not all the unions are the same... The pillars of my work place is best quality, best service, most affordable, and best...
    Oct 16 '11
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  13. We are floated to similar units where the regular nurses (even those with more experience than I) don't feel "comfortable"...
    Oct 16 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. I can relate to this because ancillary staff is not included in the ratio law and a staffing matrix does not usually...
    Oct 6 '11
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  15. I was told by a nurse who went on strike in California recently that a major issue for the strike was nurses doubling up on...
    Oct 4 '11
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  16. No. And for good reasons. Many many options have been exhausted to get to a strike. The nurses at these hospitals have...
    Oct 4 '11
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  17. Has anyone ever reported a violation in nurse ratios to the Department of public health? Specifically the at all times rule...
    Sep 6 '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  18. Does anyone know why CA Dept of public health removed the FAQ? It says it is being updated, but the date is December 2010....
    Jun 6 '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  19. We are also given time during new employee orientation. We sit down and talk about the basics you need to know for the first...
    May 30 '11
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  20. Google Prime Healthcare and you'll see all the craziness the organization is capable of. Cuts to oncology, mental health &...
    Feb 25 '11
    Forum: Nursing News

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