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  1. Trouble at NYSNA?! Pension-Benefits-Staff Strike???
    Looking at it objectively- it is an interesting case. The staff's union, USW, contends that the employer, NYSNA, used the interval of time when the workers were trying to get their union...
    Apr 4, '11
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  2. Trouble at NYSNA?! Pension-Benefits-Staff Strike???
    Searched on the NLRB and there's a link to the case: http://www.nlrb.gov/case/03-CA-027723 It seems the staff's union filed a Unfair Labor Practice charge against nysna. A judge issued a...
    Apr 2, '11
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  3. RN "Super Union"
    So they all joined CNA/NNOC- not that I think this is a bad thing. I do believe we are stronger together. This looks more like a new constitution for NNOC with an expanded leadership body, than...
    Dec 13, '09
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  4. RN "Super Union"
    Exciting news - congratulations! I see the UAN website no longer exists- does the UAN no longer exist?
    Dec 12, '09
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  5. New York State Requires Flu Vaccination for Caregivers
    duluth- the studies you cite are in long term care. ironic that this regulation is not in effect for nursing homes as the regulatory body that adopted it does not have any jurisdiction over...
    Sep 24, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  6. Mandatory Flu vaccine
    The New York State Department of Health adpoted this as an emergency regulation on August 13- see:...
    Sep 17, '09
    Forum: New York Nursing
  7. Need opinions here on safe staffing ratios people!
    your topic is a great choice for your lobby day. if you are lobbying as part of a group or organization, you will likely be provided with the specific legislation or bill that they support. ...
    Apr 15, '09
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  8. California RN union, two others join forces to form new 150K-member association
    Sorry for the harsh tone in my last post, Teresag. When you implied that it was nurses labor unions that were being divisive, it touched a nerve. I have been in the middle of the divisiveness...
    Feb 22, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  9. California RN union, two others join forces to form new 150K-member association
    I think you may have answered your own question here- This union is reuniting entities that were once united under ANA as you have pointed out. Maine and Pennsylvania had left ANA after...
    Feb 21, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  10. Assignment Despite Objection Form
    We also use a protest of assignment (POA) form in my union. The professional association cautions nurses who are not covered by the union that using the form may put their job at risk. Our form...
    Feb 19, '09
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  11. UAN/NNOC/MNA Form largest RN Union in History
    Congratulations to all who are members of these organizations! This opens up a new realm of possibilities- the opportunity to realize a dream of unity for staff nurses that we have all often spoken...
    Feb 19, '09
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  12. California RN union, two others join forces to form new 150K-member association
    This is Huge! A Fantastic combination- congratulations to all who are members of these organizations!
    Feb 19, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  13. CNA vs SEIU
    i think this is a really important discussion for everyone involved in the labor movement especially at this time. in the broad view, this is not just about two unions- it is about the importance of...
    Feb 15, '09
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  14. union pro or  con
    If I may- No one here is saying anything like that. Many brothers and sisters risked life and limb struggling for democracy against corrupt union bosses rather than give up the right to have...
    Jan 20, '09
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  15. union pro or  con
    educated union members know that the antidote for corruption in the labor movement is union democracy. lessons of our forefathers have taught us well. dedicated union activists know that "watchdog"...
    Jan 20, '09
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  16. A New National Union for ANA?
    Agree with your analysis. Unfortunately, many union staff nurses (and their dues $) remain tied to ANA through mandated membership. I do think the "ratio fight", as well as the management...
    Jan 15, '09
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  17. union pro or  con
    I don't characterize the power of collective action as a "crutch". It's great that you are able to be a strong advocate for your patients. Could you agree that your voice would be even stronger,...
    Jan 5, '09
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  18. A New National Union for ANA?
    Looks like a do-over. From The Pulse, the official publication of the Montana Nurses Association at http://nursingald.com/uploads/newsletters/MT122008.pdf Excerpt from executive director,...
    Jan 4, '09
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  19. DC Nurses Disaffiliate from ANA
    The DC Nurses Association joins the group of states that have disaffiliated from the ANA this year-(Michigan, Minnesota, and Hawaii) ANA's press release is here: ...
    Dec 12, '08
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  20. Rights of Registered Nurses When Considering a Patient Assignment
    This ANA position is a revison to replace the 1995 statement. While any nurse can file an objection to an assignment, the consequences may be severe without union protection- was true in 1995 and...
    Nov 23, '08
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  21. Comment Deadline 11/30/08: Patient Safety: Rights of RN's  Considering Pt Assignment
    I had posted about this previously in a different thread- http://allnurses.com/forums/f8/safe-staffing-saves-lives-ana-has-started-campaign-us-288904-20.html#post3164301 The 1995 document that...
    Nov 23, '08
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  22. How to Find Staffing Guidlines
    A quick look at the Oncology Nursing Society website did not offer much in the way of help with this issue. From what I see, they do not take a position on staffing ratios and their legislative...
    Nov 2, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. ANA Loses Another Member
    I think the article was referring to PNA leaving ANA in 1993. By the time of the split in 1998, there were few union members left in PNA- most had been lost to raids, right? I'm sure the raids...
    Oct 20, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  24. ANA Loses Another Member
    In the late 90's, ANA began to look into an affiliation with the AFL-CIO because their state nurses associations were being raided by other unions (which was causing ANA to lose members). See, most...
    Oct 20, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  25. ANA Loses Another Member
    Stray- You're not alone in your confusion about the issue. The structure of the ANA and state nursing associations (as professional and labor organizations) confuses many- nurses, employers and...
    Oct 17, '08
    Forum: Nursing News


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