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  1. Attention CHP Ohio RN's

    Why won't they have a vote? Why didn't the union insist on it?
  2. Using Propofol for conscious sedation

    As an RN not a CRNA I would not use it unless a competent person were right there to intubate the patient if necessary. Not the ER doc doing the procedure. Our committee prevented having our ER nurses do it by uniting for a policy that for non intuba...
  3. Attention CHP Ohio RN's

    Obviously there are significant progressive elements within SEIU. Many of them are working to oppose Andy Stern and the guys from D.C. in their drive to centralize power. You can read more from SEIU members here: http://www.ReformSEIU.org. http:...
  4. SEIU Vote at Ohio Catholic Healthcare Partners

    At my hospital my friend called CNA. WE met with each other for many many months before we filed with about 70% of the nurses signing cards. WE work very well with our colleagues who are not RNs. WE helped them get another union so they have protecti...
  5. CNA's Union-Busting in Ohio-An Open Letter

    Hospitals trust you, the registered nurse, with their patients, but not a choice of unions? Just like they trust you to care for the sickest people in town but will not respect you enough to determine how many patients you can safely care for? htt...
  6. SEIU Vote at Ohio Catholic Healthcare Partners

    The Service Employees International Union is known for "partnering" with major corporations--whether that's Wal-Mart on healthcare reform, nursing home companies on blocking nursing home reform, or their own employers, including HMOs and hospital cha...
  7. SEIU Vote at Ohio Catholic Healthcare Partners

    Vote on unionization of Catholic Healthcare nurses called off http://www.daytondailynews.com/n/content/gen/ap/OH_Nurses_Union.html
  8. mixed staffing, all-RN or not?

    While every patient must be assigned to a registered nurse our colleagues who are LVN/LPN or non nurses provide invaluable help in caring for our patients. I work in critical care on the night shift. From 7:00 pm until 11:00 pm we have a secretary. F...
  9. SEIU Vote at Ohio Catholic Healthcare Partners

    SEIU Vote at Mercy Hospitals Cancelled March 11, 2008 The uncontested union elections scheduled to be held on March 12-14 by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) for 4200 workers at five hospitals operated by Catholic Healthcare Partners ...
  10. Universal Healthcare

    Are we still building hospitals and providing supplies for Iraq? http://www.usabuildingiraq.com/
  11. SEIU Vote at Ohio Catholic Healthcare Partners

    Ohio RNs are being denied a choice for union representation Nine hospitals operated by Catholic Healthcare Partners in Ohio are delivering their registered nurses to the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) by holding uncontested union electi...
  12. SEIU Vote at Ohio Catholic Healthcare Partners

    (please read entire quote posted previously) there are too many inaccurate statements here. i don't want to even try to counter each one. i won't even try to know why the seiu does whet it does. i will not claim i know what happened when i was not t...
  13. SEIU Vote at Ohio Catholic Healthcare Partners

    I am very sorry. That was rude. I didn't mean it that way but can understand why it seemed so. If you can possibly accept my apology I want you to know I am very sorry. I was asking because your profile states "Nursing Education: Other" I am supporti...
  14. SEIU Vote at Ohio Catholic Healthcare Partners

    RNadvocate: Are you a nurse?
  15. SEIU Vote at Ohio Catholic Healthcare Partners

    SEIU Voice This website was created by members of SEIU United Healthcare Workers-West (UHW) to provide a source of information to the public about our efforts to get our national union, SEIU, back on the right path. http://www.seiuvoice.org/