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  1. Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital, Nurses Settle on Contract
    The contract calls for a 7.5 percent salary increase over five years, retention of pivotal charge nurse positions and no-cost health care benefits for individual nurses... ... The contract comes...
    Jun 1
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  2. Jacob Rockstar-RN Psych Nurse Action Figure
    About a year after my Grandma's good friend died her widower wanted to date my Grandma. She was disgusted calling it, "Sex gone to seed." Since I've retired I could be an elderly CPR and ACLS...
    May 29
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  3. NLRB rightly ordered obstinate employer to pay union’s negotiating expenses
    “Far from the run-of-the-mill failure to bargain,” a health care employer deliberately obstructed any meaningful negotiations with the union that won an election to represent employees at one of...
    May 27
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  4. Why I cannot hate the Affordable Care Act
    My daughter doesn't get a subsidy for her Bronze plan, she pays almose $250.00 a month. She has the nearly $6,000.00 in savings in case of an expensive illness or accident. If she has to go to the...
    May 21
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  5. Negotiate for what?
    Pages 6 & 7 give an idea what nurses negotiate for: National Nurses United - CNA/NNU 101 -- 2013 edition
    May 19
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  6. Physician Bullying of Nurses Reaching Epidemic Levels
    In the 1980s I read a newspaper article regarding a trial where a nurse sued a surgeon for $1.00. Nurses were quoted saying that the physician had thrown a scalpel into the wall more than once....
    May 17
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. Physician Bullying of Nurses Reaching Epidemic Levels
    We had a surgeon who often loudly berated nursing staff. We started calling a "Code Purple' when that happened. (There was no actual code purple at our facility) The unit secretary and other...
    May 17
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. Please explain how union hospitals do it.
    I think when the people of New York understand the lives of their loved ones and their own could be at risk if they have to share their nurse with too many other patients legislators will have to...
    May 17
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  9. The two worst places to be a nurse
    At many fine California hospitals nurses have a union contract. I think the non union hospitals probably staff appropriately and respect their nurses. At seven of the top ten nurses are unionized:...
    May 16
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  10. NLRB rules against Crozer in dispute with nurses
    It seems too many employers are not negotiating in good faith as required by law. I looked up more on this. Was the strike last September?
    May 16
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  11. Why I cannot hate the Affordable Care Act
    A silver plan for a 30 year old in Los Angeles working full time for $9.61 /hour ($20,000.00 a year) costs $82.00 a month. He or she would have a $500.00 yearly deductible and $50.00 brand name drug...
    May 15
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  12. Jacob Rockstar-RN Psych Nurse Action Figure
    I thought people did odd, dangerous, and/or criminal acts outside at night when the moon was full because they could see better. Especially before there were street lamps.
    May 14
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  13. ObamaCare program saves Medicare $400M
    A pilot program created under ObamaCare to change Medicare’s payment system saved almost $400 million and will be expanded, the administration announced Monday... ... Under the program, groups...
    May 14
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  14. Please explain how union hospitals do it.
    All unions are not the same. Some partner with management. Here are a couple more examples: Union leaders in flap over nurse-to-patient ratios - Sacramento Business Journal Are Nurses Headed to...
    May 13
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  15. Why I cannot hate the Affordable Care Act
    My dermatologist only takes Medicare. Before I was 65 she gave me a detailed receipt to mail my insurance company for reimbursement. Much of her practice is cosmetic that insurance doesn't cover. ...
    May 13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  16. Nurses as Costs for Hospitals
    Tenet Healthcare CEO Trevor Fetter CEO's 2014 salary was $13,337,325.00 TENET HEALTHCARE CORP Executive Salaries & Other Compensation | Salary.com R. Milton Johnson CEO of HCA was paid...
    May 13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  17. Saddleback Spring 2016
    I think this belongs in a student or California forum. Saddleback College is in Orange County, California.
    May 13
    Forum: Site Feedback
  18. Fashionably Late for Work
    Only once. My habit was to put a "W" on the wall calendar on my scheduled nights to work. Once I put the "W" on Wednesday and Thursday rather than Tuesday na Thursday. I was happily enjoying my...
    May 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Happy nurses week
    A nice celebration of nursing history in the United States. Nurses Week: Celebrating Nurse Power! Some examples: 1863 - Susie King Taylor served as the first Black Army nurse in the Civil War...
    May 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. When Hospitals Move, Who Gets Left Behind?
    A growing number of hospitals are relocating to wealthier towns, citing financial necessity, but many see it as a choice to abandon the residents of poorer areas. ...
    May 12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  21. Why I cannot hate the Affordable Care Act
    FAQs about Affordable Care Act Implementation May 11, 2015 ... Plans and issuers must cover without cost sharing at least one form of contraception in each of the methods (currently 18) that...
    May 12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  22. Nurses at Watsonville Community Hospital to strike Tuesday
    D.C. Circuit Says Hospital Must Pay Union’s Negotiating Expenses ... A unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rejected claims by Fallbrook...
    May 11
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  23. RNs Strike Over Staffing-Kaiser Los Angeles
    I wish all hospitals staffed by California ratios. Unfortunately too many California hospitals try to get away with violating their requirements. I wish everyone who ran a red light, drove too...
    May 11
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  24. Why I cannot hate the Affordable Care Act
    I agree with you. It is not easy. That is why I stayed with more few people as they called doctors listed as accepting the plan. One woman made many many calls to be told, She is not accepting new...
    May 9
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  25. Why I cannot hate the Affordable Care Act
    My daughter chose a Bronze Plan with a total possible yearly premium plus deductible of $6,500.00. She is gambling that she will remain healthy. If so she will save compared to the silver plan...
    May 9
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics


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