• A case for HR leaders on public boards

    Corporate boards of public companies are lacking people experts, like chief human resources officers, who offer expertise on talent management, recruitment and retention.
  • Kaiser, SEIU reach tentative deal to avert strike

    Kaiser Permanente Washington and SEIU Healthcare 1199NW have reached a tentative agreement on a new labor contract. 
  • New Jersey hospital rebuffs criticism from US senator

    Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and representatives from Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, N.J., have traded critical words this week amid a strike at the hospital, which began Aug. 4. 
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  • Nurses approve contract with Rochester General

    Members of the Rochester Union of Nurses and Allied Professionals have approved a new labor contract with Rochester (N.Y.) General Hospital.
  • Catholic Health hospital workers to get 18% raise

    Members of 1199SEIU have approved a new three-year contract with Mercy Hospital in Rockville Centre, N.Y.
  • California county settles with physicians over alleged threats

    Santa Clara County in California and Valley Physicians Group, a union that represents more than 450 physicians in the county's health system, have settled the pending unfair labor practice charge VPG filed with the California Public Employee Relations Board alleging that hospital leaders threatened union members against striking last year.
  • Is healthcare's era of strikes here to stay?

    From coast to coast, healthcare workers in the U.S. have participated in labor strikes this year, 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 largest healthcare worker strike in the U.S. Now the question remains: Is healthcare's era of strikes here to stay?
  • PeaceHealth workers scale back strike to safeguard their health insurance

    Members of the Oregon Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals, AFT Local 5017, are set to begin a five-day strike Oct. 23 at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, Wash., and PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center in Longview, Wash., instead of the originally planned open-ended walkout, according to The Oregonian.
  • Prime hospital plan would violate state staffing ratios, union says

    Members of the Caregivers and Healthcare Employees Union and the California Nurses Association say Prime Healthcare's Shasta Regional Medical Center in Redding, Calif., has proposed a new staffing plan that would violate the state's staffing ratio law and put patients at risk.
  • Providence St. Joseph workers begin strike

    Members of the Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers West began a five-day strike Oct. 23 at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, Calif., a union representative confirmed to Becker's.
  • Boston Medical Center workers rally for higher pay

    Boston Medical Center workers held a rally Oct. 19 to call for higher pay.
  • St. Peter's nurses vote to unionize in wake of information leak

    Registered nurses have voted to unionize at St. Peter's Health clinics in Helena, Mont.
  • Chicago nurses reach deal with 17% raises

    Members of the National Nurses Organizing Committee have approved a new three-year labor contract with Jackson Park Hospital in Chicago.
  • PeaceHealth: Striking hospital workers could lose health insurance

    Members of the Oregon Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals, AFT Local 5017, could lose their employer-paid health insurance subsidy if their planned strike occurs and carries into November, hospital administrators warned Oct. 17. 
  • Strike set to begin at PeaceHealth medical centers

    Members of the Oregon Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals, AFT Local 5017, are set to begin a strike Oct. 23 at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, Wash., and PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center in Longview, Wash., CBS affiliate KOIN reported. 
  • Allina physicians' unionization among largest in US

    More than 400 primary care physicians affiliated with Minneapolis-based Allina Health System have voted to unionize, potentially creating the largest private-sector physicians union in the U.S., according to The New York Times.
  • Kaiser, union at tentative deal with 21% raises: 6 things to know

    Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente and a labor coalition have reached a tentative four-year deal after a strike earlier this month involving tens of thousands of workers in multiple states.
  • New York hospital nurses vote to strike

    Members of the Rochester Union of Nurses and Allied Professionals have voted for the second time this year to authorize a strike at Rochester (N.Y.) General Hospital.  
  • Union calls for removal of New Jersey system CEO from board

    The Rutgers AAUP-AFT faculty/graduate worker union is calling on New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy to rescind RWJBarnabas Health President and CEO Mark Manigan's appointment to the Rutgers Board of Governors.
  • Kaiser workers warn of 2nd strike: 6 things to know

    A labor coalition of 11 unions, which staged a strike earlier this month involving tens of thousands of workers in multiple states, is giving Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente a few more weeks to reach a new labor contract before facing another strike in November.

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