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Seamus Whelan is a Registered Nurse and sits on the Board of Directors for the Massachusetts Nurses Association. He writes this article in a personal capacity. For the last 20 years, nurses in Massachusetts hospitals...

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In California over the course of the last month, 19,000 nurses working at facilities owned by medical giant Kaiser Permanente won a significant victory. Their new contract includes several important new provisions demanded by the...

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After thirty-eight days on strike, the 4,800 members of the Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) in Minneapolis-Saint Paul voted on October 13 to accept a deal with Allina Health, the largest hospital chain in the Twin...

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Nurses at five Allina hospitals in and around the Twin Cities who are members of the Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) have been in a contract battle with Allina since the beginning of 2016. Their contract...

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On June 19, 4,800 registered nurses from the Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) at five Allina hospitals in the Twin Cities began a seven-day strike. Nurses are fighting to defend their insurance benefits, improve staffing, and...

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Last Sunday, 4,800 nurses at five Allina Health hospitals in the Twin Cities, Minnesota area began a one week strike. Socialist Alternative stands in solidarity with the striking Allina Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) nurses. We’re...

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All nurses leave work crying from time to time. The work we do is physically, emotionally, and psychologically demanding. But nurses at some of Philadelphia’s biggest, most prestigious hospitals were leaving in tears every damn...

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The situation at the hospital in Texas where two nurses contracted Ebola from a patient showed how ill- prepared hospitals in the U.S. are for Ebola. The initial attempt of the Centers for Disease Control...

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By Sarah White, Registered Nurse (RN) On Friday, September 25, 2014, my Uncle Thomas Eric Duncan went to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, Dallas. He had a high fever and stomach pains. He told the nurse...

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By Marty Harrison, Executive Board Member of PASNAP, Member of Socialist Alternative’s National Committee (personal capacity) The 28-day strike of 1,500 nurses and professional/technical staff, represented by the Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied...

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