UI Health is pleased that, today, Cook County Judge Pamela McLean Meyerson granted University of Illinois Hospital’s request to enter a Temporary Restraining Order against the Illinois Nurses Association (INA) preventing select critical care nurses it represents from striking. In doing so, Judge Meyerson noted that the “specialized expertise of […]

Kelly Gooch – Wednesday, October 7th, 2020 Print  | Email Citing patient safety concerns amid the COVID-19 pandemic, nurses at Oakland, Calif.-based Alameda Health System and in San Joaquin County’s health system will strike for five days beginning Oct. 7, according to the unions that represent them. Strikes are scheduled at […]

Sarah Owen, Southwest Florida Community Foundation Published 9:00 a.m. ET Oct. 5, 2020 CLOSE Stacy Brown, a registered nurse for Lee Health, administers a swab sample for coronavirus testing of a drive-thru patient at the Page Field Mobile testing facility. (Photo: Ricardo Rolon /The News-Press USA TODAY NETWORK – FLORIDA) The […]

CHICAGO — University of Illinois at Chicago nurses on Saturday began a 7-day strike in protest of what they say are unfair labor practices. News outlets report the nurses are asking for better protective equipment and a smaller patient-to-nurse ratio. On Friday, CBS Chicago reported a Cook County judge had […]

YAKIMA, Wash. Two hospital nurses have filed a complaint with the Washington State Department of Health arguing that staffing and sanitation practices are putting patients and staff at risk during the pandemic. Sylvia Keller and Alice Westphal said Virginia Mason Memorial has been dangerously understaffed, resulting in nurses working every […]

The nurses gathered in the nation’s capital from all across the country. WASHINGTON — On Saturday, nurses from across the country marched from Black Lives Matter Plaza to the MLK Memorial located at the National Mall. Marching not just for themselves, but also for their patients. “Black Nurses Matter is […]

The strike was supposed to include about 1,300 nurses, but a judge ruled that 525 who work in critical care couldn’t take part because it would endanger patients. CHICAGO — More than 800 nurses walked off the job Saturday at Chicago’s University of Illinois Hospital after the latest contract negotiations […]

(HealthDay)—Workplace climate is the factor most associated with burnout in nurses, according to a study published Sept. 1 in the American Journal of Critical Care. Lakshmana Swamy, M.D., from the Boston Medical Center, and colleagues evaluated the frequency of burnout and individual and organizational characteristics associated with burnout among critical […]