• Chicago nurses set to strike

    Members of the Illinois Nurses Association are set to strike Oct. 3 amid negotiations with Chicago-based Howard Brown Health.
  • Kaleida Health strike cost could exceed $142M monthly, CEO says

    Amid contract negotiations with two unions, officials with Buffalo, N.Y.-based Kaleida Health estimate that the economic cost of a strike could exceed $142 million per month, Buffalo Business First reported Sept. 29.
  • Sutter Health Santa Rosa workers strike

    Members of the Engineers and Scientists of California Local 20 went on strike Sept. 26 at Sutter Santa Rosa (Calif.) Regional Hospital, according to a union Facebook post.
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  • Strike by mental health workers looms at Minnesota hospitals

    Members of the Service Employees International Union Healthcare Minnesota and Iowa are set to begin a three-day strike Oct. 3 at M Health Fairview and Allina Health facilities in Minnesota.
  • Viewpoint: Lean on assignments — not resumes — during hiring process

    "Minimally viable demonstrations of competence" — or brief, relevant tasks assigned to job candidates that prove they have the skills for the role — pass over the pitfalls of other modern hiring tactics, according to a Sept. 27 Harvard Business Review article. 
  • U of California physicians to petition president for fair contract

    Resident physician members of the Committee of Interns and Residents will deliver a petition to University of California President Michael Drake, MD, on Sept. 29, calling for a fair contract, according to a news release shared with Becker's.
  • 14 benefits health systems offer to attract, retain top talent

    As hospitals and health systems continue to grapple with workforce challenges, offering competitive benefits to recruit and retain talent is a top priority, according to a recent survey from Aon. 
  • A new 'Striketober'?

    Last year, a movement of labor actions was deemed "Striketober" online and on social media as union workers in healthcare and other industries walked off the job or threatened to do so. Now the possibility of another "Striketober" looms amid increased union activity over issues such as working conditions, pay, benefits and staffing, The Guardian reported Sept. 26.
  • Strike averted at 6 KPC Health facilities

    Members of Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers West and KPC Health have reached a tentative agreement, averting a five-day strike that was set to begin Sept. 26 at six Southern California facilities.
  • US healthcare workers walk off the job: 14 strikes in 2022

    Healthcare workers have participated in labor strikes across the U.S., citing concerns about staffing, patient care, working conditions and employee retention. 
  • Strike set at 6 KPC Health hospitals

    Members of Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers West are set to begin a five-day strike Sept. 26 at six KPC Health hospitals, according to a union news release shared with Becker's.
  • U of Michigan, nurses reach tentative agreement

    Members of the Michigan Nurses Association have reached a tentative agreement with the University of Michigan.
  • Atrium exec named to 'most influential HR leaders' list

    Jim Dunn, PhD — strategic executive leader in HR operations, organizational development and culture enhancement for Charlotte, N.C.-based Atrium Health — has been named one of CIO Look's "10 Most Influential HR Leaders to Follow" in 2022. 
  • Ascension nurses in Texas vote to unionize

    Nurses at Ascension Seton Medical Center in Austin, Texas, have voted to unionize.
  • Strike set at Hartford HealthCare hospital

    Members of the Windham Federation of Nurses Local 5041 are set to begin a two-day strike Sept. 22 at Hartford HealthCare's Windham Hospital in Willimantic, Conn.
  • Minnesota nurses' strike effects reach students

    Nursing students from Minnesota State University in Mankato have lost clinical hours and seen an increased workload because of the recent statewide nursing strike, according to a Sept. 20 article from The Reporter. 
  • UCSF physicians authorize strike

    Members of the Committee of Interns and Residents have voted to authorize their union's bargaining committee to call a strike at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland (Calif.).
  • U of Kentucky athletes filed inaccurate time cards at hospital, report says

    The University of Kentucky self-reported a violation of National Collegiate Athletic Association bylaw for student-athletes who were paid for work not performed as part-time employees at UK HealthCare's Albert B. Chandler Hospital in Lexington, according to a report released Sept. 17.   
  • Protesters, counterdemonstrators face off at Boston Children's over transgender care

    A small group of protestors opposed to Boston Children's Hospital's transgender youth services were met by hundreds of counterdemonstrators outside the hospital Sept. 18, The Boston Globe reported.
  • More states mandating paid sick leave post-pandemic: 4 studies point to benefits

    COVID-19 has spotlighted the importance of paid sick leave, with three states implementing paid leave laws after the pandemic's onset, according to a Sept. 16 article from the Pew Charitable Trusts. 

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