• Healthcare workers rally in Los Angeles seeking statewide increased minimum wage

    Healthcare workers represented by SEIU-United Healthcare Workers West rallied in Los Angeles on Friday, seeking a statewide minimum wage increase to $25 an hour in California, according to a Sept. 9 report from the Los Angeles Daily News.
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  • How Johns Hopkins, Banner + 2 other systems support employees' mental health

    As hospitals have increased their mental health services to meet employee needs, some have created unique ways to better their employees' well-being. On top of counseling services, some hospitals have implemented mental health initiatives including a hotline to help workers deal with day-to-day patient- or work-related stress, mental health first aid training, and wellness events to support employee morale and wellness.
  • Wisconsin health system: Some unvaccinated workers face new deadline

    Milwaukee-based Froedtert Health is warning some unvaccinated employees that they will lose their jobs if they do not receive a new exemption or Novavax's recently authorized COVID-19 vaccine, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Sept. 8.
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  • Open role at Mayo centered on engaging Black community

    Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic posted a job Aug. 31 for a community engagement coordinator-research position.
  • 'Quiet quitters' make up at least 50% of workforce: Gallup

    While the term "quiet quitting" is relatively new, it fits at least half of the U.S. workforce, Gallup finds.
  • 5 facts about the US direct care workforce

    PHI, a nonprofit research and consulting organization, released a new annual report Sept. 6 highlighting demographics, occupational roles, job quality challenges and projected job openings related to the U.S. direct care workforce. 
  • Albany Med Health begins pilot program for aspiring med students

    Albany (N.Y.) Med Health System has enlisted five Albany (N.Y.) Medical College applicants to work as team members while they await admission to medical school.
  • CHI Health partners with Purdue Global for free nursing school program

    Omaha, Neb.-based CHI Health will now pay for employees or friends and family of employees to attend two years of nursing school at online university Purdue Global, NBC affiliate KPVI reported Sept. 1. 
  • Healthcare added 48K jobs in August

    Healthcare job growth slowed in August compared to the month prior, with the industry gaining 48,200 jobs, according to the latest jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.  
  • 28% of middle class Americans want a new job: survey

    Middle-class Americans are feeling more negative about the economy than they were in March, leading many to reassess their jobs and budgets, according to a recent survey. 
  • 12 healthcare jobs with limited mobility

    Workers in concentrated labor markets, where one hospital may supply most of an area's jobs, consistently receive lower wages: Registered nurses could earn up to $6,000 less per year than the national average, new research shows. 
  • 15 programs investing in 'talent pipelines' to overcome staffing shortages

    As the staffing crisis continues to wreak havoc on the healthcare industry, states and systems are investing in "talent pipelines" for relief. 
  • Kaweah Health relocating about 100 revenue cycle employees to alleviate office space

    Kaweah Health, an eight-campus health system based in Visalia, Calif., will relocate about 100 revenue cycle department employees to free up office space.
  • Brooklyn VA nurses, veterans plan rally to protest staffing shortage after PACT Act

    New York City-based Brooklyn VA Medical Center nurses and veterans are planning a rally Aug. 31 to protest staffing issues, a stalled nursing contract and inflexible scheduling. 
  • What does 'quiet quitting' look like at hospitals?

    The trend of "quiet quitting" has recently gained traction on social media, referring to a phenomenon in which workers to reduce their enthusiasm at work and stick to the minimum expectations of their role. Some professionals, including Generation Z workers, have embraced the concept as an increased form of work-life balance, and others see it as a lesser-version of actually quitting. Regardless of how an individual interprets the idea, the concept is not new among the U.S. workforce or in healthcare, according to Jeremy Sadlier, executive director of the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration.
  • The lesser discussed phenomenon of 'quiet firing'

    While the trend of "quiet quitting" has recently gained traction on social media, there is also the lesser talked about "quiet firing," a workplace trend in which managers are tacitly pushing employees to leave their jobs, Fortune reported Aug. 30.  
  • 71% of Americans approve of labor unions

    Gallup has conducted a poll that revealed 71 percent of Americans approve of labor unions, up from 64 percent from before the pandemic. 
  • Cook County Health looks to fill 2,000 vacancies

    Chicago-based Cook County Health currently has about 5,500 employees and is looking to fill another 2,000 vacancies, according to an Aug. 29 report from WBEZ.
  • Maine hospital adds 24-hour security team

    Houlton (Maine) Regional Hospital has created a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week security force, including two people in the emergency room waiting area. 
  • Pine Rest Mental Health Services invests in Michigan workforce

    Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Pine Rest Mental Health Services partnered with several Michigan Universities to support aspiring behavioral healthcare nurses, according to an Aug. 29 report from the Grand Valley Lanthorn.

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