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RN Fired for Free Speech Rights Reinstated at San Ramon

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NRSKarenRN has 40 years experience as a BSN, RN and specializes in Vents, Telemetry, Home Care, Home infusion.

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August 16, 2002

CNA Calls on Tenet, Hospital Officials to End Efforts To Restrict Free Speech and Undermine Patient Safety

A Registered Nurse fired Thursday by San Ramon Regional Medical Center in eastern Contra Costa County just hours after her colleagues submitted a petition for representation election to join the California Nurses Association has been unconditionally reinstated.

http://www.calnurse.org/cna/press/81602.html

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Dismissal over union flier at hospital raises eyebrows

http://www.bayarea.com/mld/bayarea/living/health/3875727.htm

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sjoe has 15 years experience and specializes in Corrections, Psych, Med-Surg.

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Tenet strikes again!

Of course, federal law is on the RN's side and I hope she wins a big chunk of money in addition to the reinstatement.

But...I've been most underwhelmed with the CNA and so far have found them to operate as a company union, with all but nonexistent support for nurses (except in terms of salary, which, of course does help, but doesn't begin to solve the problems).

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VIVA LA REVOLUTION!!

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