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Aug 17, 2016, 10:20 ET Community Leaders to Hand-Deliver Letter to President of Steward Holy Family Hospital at Merrimack Valley on Thursday, Aug. 18 at 10 a.m. in Appeal for Fair Treatment of Nurses in Protracted Contract Negotiations

 A delegation of community leaders from Greater Haverhill will visit Steward Holy Family Hospital at Merrimack Valley in Haverhill to...


Aug 10, 2016, 09:50 ET Massachusetts Nurses Association Endorses Julian Cyr for Cape Cod and Islands State Senate Seat

The Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA), the state's largest union and professional association for registered nurses, announces its endorsement...


Jan 27, 2016, 11:37 ET DPH Reports High Rate of Preventable Health Care Injuries, Low Level of Hospital Safe Patient Handling Programs to Nationally Recognized Patient Safety Coalition, Says Massachusetts Nurses Association

State occupational health experts this week told one of the most respected patient safety groups in the country that the high rate of health care...


Jan 25, 2016, 14:44 ET Local Community To Deliver Signatures as Part of Campaign Opposing Cuts to RN Staffing in Emergency Dept. at Nashoba Valley Medical Center

In the wake of hospital management's recent decision to cut nurse staffing in its emergency department, the registered nurses at Steward-owned...


Dec 21, 2015, 16:31 ET Nurses #1 Again in Honesty, Ethics; Top Gallup Poll Ranking in 15 of 16 Years

For the 14th year in a row, Americans say they trust nurses more than any other profession, according to an annual Gallup survey conducted Dec. 2...


Dec 21, 2015, 16:31 ET Nurses #1 Again in Honesty, Ethics; Top Gallup Poll Ranking in 15 of 16 Years

For the 14th year in a row, Americans say they trust nurses more than any other profession, according to an annual Gallup survey conducted Dec. 2...


Dec 18, 2015, 11:20 ET MNA Board of Directors Votes to Oppose Proposed Spectra Fracked Gas Pipeline and Compressor Station in Weymouth

The Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Nurses Association voted Thursday to oppose the construction of a fracked natural gas pipeline and...


Dec 18, 2015, 11:20 ET MNA Board of Directors Votes to Oppose Proposed Spectra Fracked Gas Pipeline and Compressor Station in Weymouth

The Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Nurses Association voted Thursday to oppose the construction of a fracked natural gas pipeline and...


Dec 16, 2015, 10:38 ET New Data: Increase in Mental Health Patients in EDs Underscores Need for Pending Legislation to Address Growing Crisis, Says MNA

 An influx of behavioral health patients into Massachusetts emergency departments is clashing against an ED system in which patients are...


Dec 16, 2015, 10:38 ET New Data: Increase in Mental Health Patients in EDs Underscores Need for Pending Legislation to Address Growing Crisis, Says MNA

 An influx of behavioral health patients into Massachusetts emergency departments is clashing against an ED system in which patients are...


Dec 07, 2015, 10:54 ET Excessive Health Care Injuries Can be Prevented by Bill Requiring Safe Patient Handling Practices

 The following is being released by Massachusetts Nurses Association: When: Tuesday, December 8 at 1 p.m. Where: State House, Room...


Dec 07, 2015, 10:54 ET Excessive Health Care Injuries Can be Prevented by Bill Requiring Safe Patient Handling Practices

 The following is being released by Massachusetts Nurses Association: When: Tuesday, December 8 at 1 p.m. Where: State House, Room...


Dec 02, 2015, 11:07 ET RN Workplace Violence Prevention Efforts Highlighted in OSHA Publication

A new publication by the federal government focusing on preventing workplace violence in health care settings uses case studies from around the...


Dec 02, 2015, 11:07 ET RN Workplace Violence Prevention Efforts Highlighted in OSHA Publication

A new publication by the federal government focusing on preventing workplace violence in health care settings uses case studies from around the...


Sep 23, 2015, 10:29 ET RNs at Marlborough Hospital Vote to Ratify Three-Year Contract

The registered nurses at Marlborough Hospital, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, have voted to ratify a three-year contract that...


Aug 27, 2015, 09:47 ET RNs at Marlborough Hospital Reach Tentative Agreement with Management for Three-Year Contract

The registered nurses at Marlborough Hospital, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, and UMass Memorial Health Care reached a...


Aug 03, 2015, 14:35 ET RNs at Nashoba Valley Medical Center to Hold Informational Picket on Aug. 5

The following is being released by Massachusetts Nurses Association: When: Wednesday, Aug. 5, 3:30 - 5 p.m. Where: In front of the...


Jun 30, 2015, 11:25 ET RNs at Leominster Hospital Reach Tentative Agreement with Management for Three-Year Contract

 The registered nurses at Leominster Hospital, who are organized with the Massachusetts Nurses Association, and UMass Memorial HealthAlliance...


Jun 26, 2015, 11:29 ET Joint Committee on Mental Health to Hold Hearings (June 29) on Two Bills to Improve Care for Those Suffering From Acute Mental Illness

 The following is being released by Massachusetts Nurses Association: Behavioral health care advocates and nurses will testify Monday on two...


Jun 23, 2015, 09:31 ET RNs at UMass' Leominster Hospital to Hold a Vote to Authorize One-Day Strike

The registered nurses of Leominster Hospital, who are unionized with the Massachusetts Nurses Association and who have been working to negotiate a...


Jun 22, 2015, 15:51 ET Newton Wellesley Hospital Nurses Reach Tentative Agreement Today on New Contract, Averting Strike Set for June 30

 The following is being released by Massachusetts Nurses Association: At negotiations with a federal mediator today, the nurses of Newton...


Jun 19, 2015, 10:15 ET Newton Wellesley Hospital Nurses to Issue 10-Day Notice for a One-Day Strike on June 30 As Talks Stall Over Partners' Plan to Cut RN Staffing, Increase Unwarranted Floating of Nurses and Seek Cuts to RNs' Benefits

In response to deteriorating patient care conditions and demands by Partners Health Care to cut their benefits in the wake of posting more than a...


Jun 15, 2015, 11:19 ET UMass Memorial Medical Center Nurses Ratify New One-Year Contract

After just a handful of negotiating sessions held over the last two months, the 2,214 nurses represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association at...


Jun 11, 2015, 10:38 ET Newton Wellesley Hospital Nurses Cast Overwhelming Vote Last Night to Authorize a One-Day Strike As Talks Stall Over Partners' Plan to Cut RN Staffing, Increase Unwarranted Floating of Nurses and Seek Cuts to RNs' Benefits

The registered nurses of Newton Wellesley Hospital, who are negotiating a new contract with Partners HealthCare, cast an overwhelming vote (90...


Jun 10, 2015, 15:00 ET MNA Reaction to the Health Policy Commission's Vote to Approve Final Regulations Underpinning ICU Law Setting Safe Patient Limits for Nurses in Hospital ICUs

The Health Policy Commission voted today to approve final regulations underpinning the ICU Safe Patient Limits Law, which was enacted last year to...