• Ascension nurses begin strikes

    Nurses at three Ascension hospitals in Texas and Kansas began one-day strikes Dec. 6, marking the second strikes for each hospital this year.
  • Providence nurses reach tentative deal

    After a five-day strike in November, Providence Regional Medical Center Everett (Wash.) and United Food and Commercial Workers 3000 reached a tentative labor contract Dec. 1.
  • Why 2023 has been the year of labor strikes

    This year has been marked by labor actions across the U.S. From coast to coast, healthcare workers have participated in strikes, citing concerns about issues such as pay, staffing and recruitment. The strikes have involved workers from large health systems, including a walkout at Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente that was deemed by unions as the nation's largest healthcare worker strike. 
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  • Sutter workers plan strike at psychiatric hospital

    Members of the National Union of Healthcare Workers plan to strike Dec. 6 at the Sutter Center for Psychiatry in Sacramento, Calif.
  • Jefferson patient actors seek unionization

    A group of gig workers who act as patients at Philadelphia-based Thomas Jefferson University want to unionize, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Dec. 4. 
  • Northwestern U physicians launch unionization push

    Resident physicians and fellows at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, which is on the university's Chicago campus, announced Dec. 1 their efforts to unionize with the Committee of Interns and Residents, a local of the Service Employees International Union.
  • New Jersey hospital, union reach deal 4 months into strike

    Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, N.J., and United Steelworkers Local 4-200, which represents about 1,700 nurses at the facility, have reached a tentative agreement on a new labor contract.
  • URMC workers plan to strike

    Two unions representing caregivers and service workers at University of Rochester (N.Y.) Medical Center's Strong Memorial Hospital and River Campus plan to strike Dec. 13. 
  • Nurses hold rally at HCA West Florida office

    Nurses from HCA Healthcare facilities held a rally on Nov. 30 outside of HCA's West Florida Division Office in Tampa, Fla.
  • New Jersey hospital's replacement nurse costs mount amid strike

    Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, N.J., has spent more than $120 million for replacement nurses during a strike that has lasted more than 100 days and is approaching its fifth month, according to the hospital's website.
  • Nurses vote no confidence in Hennepin Healthcare CEO

    Members of the Minnesota Nurses Association have voted no confidence in the CEO of Minneapolis-based Hennepin Healthcare, according to CBS Minnesota.
  • Cooley Dickinson workers to receive average 21% raises

    Members of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East have approved a new labor contract with Northampton, Mass.-based Cooley Dickinson Hospital.
  • After management face-off, Ascension nurses plan more strikes

    Nurses at three Ascension hospitals in Texas and Kansas are planning one-day strikes Dec. 6, their second round of strikes this year shortly after their coordinated confrontation with hospital management. 
  • 2,400 HCA nurses start 5-day strike in California

    More than 2,400 nurses at three HCA Healthcare hospitals in Southern California are set to launch a five-day strike Nov. 22 in the sixth month of contract negotiations. 
  • Ascension nurses plan management face-off

    Registered nurses at Ascension locations in Kansas and Texas are planning to "march on management" Nov. 22 to confront hospital administration amid contract negotiations. 
  • Ascension nurses go on 2-day strike

    Members of the Illinois Nurses Association began a two-day strike Nov. 21 at Ascension Saint Joseph-Joliet (Ill.), their second two-day strike in three months.
  • Legacy Health physicians vote to unionize

    Physicians at six Legacy Health hospitals in Oregon and Washington have voted to unionize.
  • HCA workers in California plan Thanksgiving week strike

    Members of SEIU Local 121RN plan to begin a five-day strike Nov. 22 at three HCA Healthcare facilities in Southern California: Los Robles Regional Medical Center in Thousand Oaks; West Hills Hospital; and Riverside Community Hospital.
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    Not knowing how to work with the board is a top pain point healthcare chief human resources officers have experienced in the role, according to one recent survey.
  • Utah gets its 1st union tied to a health system

    Healthcare workers within Salt Lake City-based University of Utah Health have formed a union.


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