“Those Of Us Who Don’t Die Are Going To Quit”

By J. David McSwane, Pro Publica. -

Nurse Kristen Cline was working a 12-hour shift in October at the Royal C. Johnson Veterans Memorial Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, when a code blue rang through the halls. A patient in [...]

Nurse Fired During Fight For PPE Now Facing Board Of Nursing Investigation

By We Do The Work, Popular Resistance. -

Cliff Willmeng, the RN employed at Allina Health’s United Hospital in St Paul, Minnesota, who was fired during workplace struggles for frontline safety and patient care, received notification [...]

Athletes Get COVID-19 Tests While Nurses Are Refused Testing

By Kent Babb, Seattle Times. -

On her day off not long ago, emergency room nurse Jane Sandoval sat with her husband and watched her favorite NFL team, the San Francisco 49ers. She’s off every other Sunday, and even during the [...]

Nurse Survey Exposes Hospitals’ Failure To Prepare For Covid-19 Surge

By National Nurses United. -

National Nurses United’s new nationwide survey of more than 15,000 registered nurses reveals that 11 months into the pandemic, hospitals are failing to prepare for a surge of Covid-19 cases [...]

With COVID-19 Resurgence, Nurses Speak Out About Unsafe Conditions

By New York State Nurses Association. -

New York, NY— Nurses from Albany Medical Center gathered in front of the hospital to highlight conditions that may threaten nurse and patient safety, as the region prepares for a second surge of [...]

Two-Week Strike By Illinois Nurses In Danger

By Benjamin Mateus and Jerry White, WSWS. -

Joliet, IL - The two-week strike by 720 nurses at the AMITA St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Joliet, Illinois is at a critical juncture. The nurses, who walked out on July 4, are demanding [...]

Nurse Strike Wave Grows

By Mike Elk, Payday Report. -

As the country undergoes a severe surge of COVID cases, many hospitals are still short of PPE. Nurses across the country went on strike this week demanding these vital protections.  This week, [...]

Survey Of Nurses Proves Widespread Disregard For Nurse And Patient Safety

By National Nurses United. -

National Nurses United (NNU) released data from its new nationwide survey of nearly 23,000 nurses, revealing that dangerous health care workplace conditions have become the norm since COVID-19 [...]

COVID-19 Deaths Among Nurses: US 91, Canada 0. Why?

By Mark Gruenberg, People's World. -

There’s a yawning gap between the number of U.S. nurses the viral pandemic has killed so far in the U.S. and the number of Canadian nurses killed. The count as of May 11: U.S. 91, Canada, [...]

Row Upon Row Of Empty Shoes Outside White House

By Eoin Higgins, Comomndreams. -

National Nurses United held a vigil in front of President Donald Trump's White House on Thursday, a remembrance for 88 nurses—represented by solemn rows of empty whites shoes—who have died so far [...]

It’s Bigger Than Scrubs – My Termination From United Hospital ER

By Cliff Willmeng, RN, Popular Resistance. -

For months, working conditions, patient safety, public health, and the rights of union members have been degraded and placed at risk by Allina hospital administration’s policies, behavior, and [...]

Defying Trump’s Order, Nebraska Meatpackers Strike And More Strike News

By Mike Elk, Pay Day Report. -

Earlier today, Trump announced that he intended to use the power of the federal government and the Defense Production Act to keep meat processing plants open throughout the United States.  The [...]

Nurses Protest At White House For Mass Production Of PPE For Health Care Workers

By National Nurses United. -

Registered Nurses held a protest in front of the White House on Tuesday, April 21 to call attention to the tens of thousands of health care workers nationwide who have become infected [...]

St. Vincent Hospital Nurses Face Furloughs Amid COVID-19 Crisis

By Mark Conti, Telegram.com. -

Worcester, MA — On the same day Gov. Charlie Baker announced that Massachusetts was in a COVID-19 surge, nurses at St. Vincent Hospital are facing furloughs. St. Vincent Hospital nurses on the [...]

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