• Hospitals and unions: 7 recent conflicts, agreements

    Becker's Hospital Review reported the following hospital-union events in September.
  • Kaiser Permanente, unions reach agreement

    The threat of a nationwide strike has been withdrawn after Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente and unions representing its workers reached a tentative agreement on a four-year contract, Kaiser announced Sept. 25.
  • U of Chicago nurses return to work, more negotiations scheduled

    Nurses at the University of Chicago Medical Center returned to work at 7 a.m. Sept. 25 after their strike, and more negotiations are scheduled, according to the Chicago Tribune. 
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  • DC region Kaiser workers support nationwide strike

    About 4,500 Kaiser Permanente workers in the healthcare giant's Washington, D.C., region have voted to empower their bargaining team to call a nationwide strike beginning Oct. 14, a union representative told TV station WJZ.
  • St. Luke's nurses call off strike

    The union representing nurses at St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth, Minn., have called off an Oct. 3 strike after reaching a tentative contract agreement with hospital management, according to the Minnesota Nurses Association.
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  • Tenet hospitals in 3 states hit with nurses' strike: 5 things to know

    Nurses at Tenet hospitals in Florida, California and Arizona went on strike Sept. 20, according to Miami Herald.
  • U of Chicago nurses allowed to return to work Sept. 25

    Nurses at the University of Chicago Medical Center were not allowed to return to work Sept. 21 after their strike but will be able to do so Sept. 25, according to WLS-TV.
  • 2,200 U of Chicago nurses strike: 6 things to know

    The University of Chicago Medical Center witnessed its first strike Sept. 20 as 2,200 nurses walked off the job.
  • U of Chicago makes final preparations for Sept. 20 strike

    Citing a breakdown in contract talks, University of Chicago Medicine is making final efforts to prepare for a one-day strike nursing strike, hospital officials said in a news release.
  • Standing in solidarity: 1,700 California Kaiser workers to join strike

    Kaiser Permanente optometrists, laboratory scientists, geneticists and home health therapists in Northern California have voted to authorize a "sympathy strike" to support more than 80,000 other Kaiser workers nationwide who are planning to walk off the job beginning Oct. 14, according to unions that represent Kaiser workers.
  • Nurses at Tenet hospitals in Arizona prepare for strike

    Hundreds of registered nurses at Tenet hospitals in Arizona are preparing to strike Sept. 20, according to local news station KOLD News 13.
  • U of Chicago moves patients, closes units in preparation for nursing strike

    Pediatric patients in the intensive care unit at University of Chicago Medicine are being moved to other hospitals in anticipation of a one-day nurses' strike slated to begin at 7 a.m. Sept. 20, according to the Chicago Tribune.
  • St. Luke's nurses set to strike Oct. 3

    Nurses at St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth, Minn., plan to strike Oct. 3 unless they reach a tentative contract settlement with hospital management by 7 a.m. that day, according to the union that represents them.
  • More than 80,000 Kaiser workers may strike beginning Oct. 14

    More than 80,000 Kaiser Permanente workers nationwide will strike for seven days beginning Oct. 14 unless they reach a contract agreement with the Oakland, Calif.-based healthcare giant, according to the unions that represent them.
  • California nurses to strike Sept. 20

    Registered nurses at Barton Memorial Hospital in South Lake Tahoe, Calif., plan to walk off the job Sept. 20, alleging that hospital management has refused to bargain in good faith about employee medical debt and healthcare coverage, the union that represents them announced.
  • Colorado Kaiser workers authorize nationwide strike affecting more than 80,000 employees

    Kaiser Permanente workers in Colorado have voted to empower their bargaining team to call a nationwide strike in early October that would affect more than 80,000 employees at Kaiser facilities, according to the union that represents them.
  • Nurses plan strikes at Tenet hospitals in 3 states

    Registered nurses at Tenet hospitals in Arizona, California and Florida intend to strike Sept. 20, calling for investments in staffing and patient care, according to the National Nurses United.
  • Strike called off at Oregon hospital

    Unionized workers at McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center in Springfield, Ore., have reached two-year contracts with hospital management, according to The Register-Guard.
  • U of Chicago nurses set Sept. 20 strike

    The union representing nurses at University of Chicago Medicine has called a one-day strike beginning at 7 a.m. Sept. 20, a hospital administrator confirmed Sept. 9.

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