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 [...]

National Health Care Day Of Action April 15

By Chris Brooks, Labor Notes. -

We are health care workers on the front lines of the pandemic. Please support our National Day of Action on Tax Day, April 15, to tell the world that #TheSystemIsBroken and demand that we [...]

A Nurse Buys Protective Supplies For Colleagues; The Hospital Suspends Her

By Marshall Allen, ProPublica. -

Olga Matievskaya and her fellow intensive care nurses at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in New Jersey were so desperate for gowns and masks to protect themselves from the coronavirus that they [...]

Nurses Unions: ‘Our Members Are Dying. We Demand Protections Now!’

By National Nurses United. -

As COVID-19 cases continue to skyrocket in the United States, unions representing 230,000 nurses across the country have joined forces to demand hospitals and the government act now to give [...]

How Nurses Got Masks

By Elizabeth Lalasz, Labor Notes. -

I am a registered nurse at Cook County Hospital, the safety-net hospital in Chicago and the busiest hospital in the state. The people who come to this hospital are some of the most underserved [...]

After 42 Test Positive For COVID-19, Nurses In Western Pennsylvania Walk Off Job

By Mike Elk, Pay Day Report. -

Pittsburgh, PA - On Thursday, dozens of nurses, members of SEIU Healthcare PA, walked off at the Brighton Rehab and Wellness Center in Western Pennsylvania’s Beaver County.  The walk-off came [...]

Survey Of Nation’s Frontline Registered Nurses Shows Hospitals Unprepared For COVID-19

By Staff, Nationalnursesunited.org -

A nationwide survey National Nurses United (NNU) conducted of registered nurses, the country’s frontline health care staff, reveals that the vast majority of United States hospitals and health [...]

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