Nurses Are Leading Strike Efforts — Where Are The Physicians?

By Michael Pappas, Left Voice. -

The U.S. healthcare “system” is completely and utterly broken. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the U.S. system ranks 37th in the world, all while spending dramatically more on [...]

Out Of Patience: NYC Nurses Take On Hospitals For Better Staffing

By Peter Rugh, Indypendent.org -

How do you know when your employees are unsatisfied? When they vote by a 97 percent margin to authorize a strike. And if you think these workers are displeased, you should talk to their customers [...]

#RedforMed: 1,800 Vermont Nurses Are On Strike Demanding Their Hospital Put Patients Over Profits

By Rachel Johnson, Inthesetimes.com -

Ranked 47th for pay in the nation. High turnover, stagnant wages, and chronic staffing shortages—sound familiar? You’d be forgiven for thinking these figures refer to the working conditions of [...]

Nurse Fights ‘Collective Punishment’ Of Trump Inauguration Protesters

By Mark Hand, thinkprogress.org -

By Mark Hand for Think Progress - Britt Lawson, a registered nurse from Pittsburgh, traveled to Washington in January to serve as a volunteer medic for a weekend of protest activities against [...]

Allina Nurses Go All In

By Alexandra Bradbury, www.labornotes.org -

By Alexandra Bradbury for Labor Notes - Sometimes solidarity comes shaped like a popsicle. That’s what one nursing assistant, on her way in for the evening shift at United Hospital in St. Paul, [...]

Twin Cities Nurses Face Battle Over Health Benefits, Staffing

By Anthony Bertolt and Matt Rigel, www.wsws.org -

By Anthony Bertolt and Matt Rigel for WSWS - Nearly 5,000 nurses in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area in Minnesota are in the third day of a weeklong strike against the demands by Allina Health to [...]

Union Workers Demand SF General Hospital Hire More Nurses

By Noah Arroyo, www.missionlocal.org -

By Noah Arroyo for Mission Local - Union staff and hospital workers on Thursday revived a long-standing dispute over staffing levels at San Francisco General Hospital. About 200 workers and [...]

NY State Nurses Strike In Capital Area

By Staff, www.nysna.org -

By Staff of NYSNA - GLOVERSVILLE, NY – 130 RNs from the New York State Nurses Association at Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville will walk off the job for a 1-day unfair labor practice [...]

California Nurses Strike For Better Care & Better Working Conditions

By Kate Aronoff, www.wagingnonviolence.org -

Five thousand nurses throughout California, represented by National Nurses United and the California Nurses Association, are holding a mix of one and two-day strikes over the next two days. [...]

California Nurses Strike Over Lack Of Ebola Training

By Kristin J. Bender, www.AP.org -

As many as 18,000 nurses went on strike Tuesday and picketed in front of Kaiser Permanente facilities in Northern California to express their concerns about patient-care standards and [...]

Nurse Wins Victory For Common Sense On Ebola

By Jessica Glenza, www.theguardian.com -

Maine suffered defeat in its attempts to restrict the movements of a nurse who returned to the state after working with Ebola patients in west Africa, when a judge reversed an earlier [...]

Nurses Union To Stage Strikes Over Ebola Protections

By Sharon Bernstein, www.Reuters.com -

A nurses union said Thursday it was organizing strikes and other protests against what it views as insufficient protection for nurses caring for patients stricken with the deadly Ebola [...]