• 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.
  • Steward Health threatened nurses with hospital closing, unfair labor charges allege

    Registered nurses at Nashoba Valley Medical Center in Ayer, Mass., have filed unfair labor practice charges at the U.S. National Labor Relations Board's Boston office against Dallas-based Steward Health Care, according to the union that represents them.
  • Kaiser workers block traffic in Labor Day protest

    About 50 employees blocked traffic in front of Kaiser Permanente's downtown Sacramento, Calif., office on Sept. 2 as part of a planned Labor Day protest in five cities, reports The Sacramento Bee.
  • U of Chicago nurses vote to authorize strike

    University of Chicago Medicine nurses have voted to authorize their union to strike, according to The Chicago Tribune.
  • Kaiser workers to protest on Labor Day amid potential nationwide strike

    Kaiser Permanente workers plan to protest on Labor Day in five cities as a potential nationwide strike looms that would affect more than 80,000 employees at Kaiser facilities, according to the unions that represent them.
  • 800 Pennsylvania hospital nurses vote to unionize

    Nearly 800 registered nurses at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne, Pa., have voted to unionize, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer.
  • Dignity Health nurses call off 10-day strike

    Registered nurses from Dignity Health hospitals in Southern California have called off a 10-day strike after reaching a contract agreement with their employer, according to the union that represents them. 
  • Hospitals and unions: 5 recent conflicts, agreements

    Becker's Hospital Review reported the following hospital-union events in August.
  • Essentia Health, nurses agree on 3-year deal

    Duluth, Minn.-based Essentia Health has reached a tentative contract agreement with its nurses, according to the Minnesota Nurses Association and health system.
  • New York hospital nurses protest staffing ratios

    Hundreds of nurses from Poughkeepsie, N.Y.-based Vassar Brothers Medical Center held a protest Aug. 21 to publicize their concerns over safe staffing ratios, according to Spectrum News.
  • Hundreds of Essentia Health, St. Luke's nurses picket in Minnesota

    Hundreds of nurses picketed Aug. 20 to call attention to ongoing contract disputes with Essentia Health and St. Luke's in Duluth, Minn., according to The Duluth News Tribune.
  • Dignity Health nurses plan 10-day strike

    More than 1,300 registered nurses from Dignity Health hospitals in Southern California plan to strike for 10 days beginning Aug. 30, unless a contract agreement is reached, according to the union that represents them.
  • New contracts for Rhode Island hospital workers include panic buttons

    The operator of Our Lady of Fatima Hospital in North Providence, R.I., has reached contracts with employees that include a provision for panic buttons, according to The Breeze.

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