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May 16, 2016, 10:24 ET Nurses at Brigham and Women's Hospital to Hold Informational Picket Tuesday, May 17

The 3,300 registered nurses of Brigham and Women's Hospital, who are represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United...


May 13, 2016, 10:33 ET North Shore Medical Center Nurses Ratify New Contract

 The 600 nurses of North Shore Medical Center, who are represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United (MNA/NNU),...


Apr 28, 2016, 14:14 ET Nurses at MetroWest Medical Center/Leonard Morse Hospital Reach Tentative Contract Agreement

 Nurses at MetroWest Medical Center/Leonard Morse Hospital in Natick, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses...


Apr 28, 2016, 09:04 ET North Shore Medical Center Nurses Reach Tentative Contract Agreement

Nurses at North Shore Medical Center, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United, have reached a tentative...


Apr 07, 2016, 10:17 ET Newton-Wellesley Hospital Nurses Ratify New Contract Agreement between hospital and RNs includes key improvements to patient care

 The nearly 1,000 nurses of Newton-Wellesley Hospital, who are represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United...


Apr 06, 2016, 14:02 ET RNs with Visiting Nurse Association of Cape Cod - Falmouth Join Massachusetts Nurses Association

The 86 registered nurses of the Visiting Nurse Association of Cape Cod – Falmouth officially joined the Massachusetts Nurses...


Apr 05, 2016, 10:04 ET Workplace Violence Bill Gets Favorable Vote from Public Safety Committee

 The Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security has voted favorably onAn Act Requiring Health Care Employers to Develop and...


Apr 04, 2016, 10:16 ET Massachusetts Nurses Association Endorses Patrick O'Connor for Plymouth and Norfolk State Senate Seat

 The Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United (MNA/NNU), the state's largest union and professional association for registered...


Mar 28, 2016, 13:23 ET Newton-Wellesley Hospital Nurses Reach Tentative Contract Agreement, Averting Potential Strike

Nurses at Newton-Wellesley Hospital, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United, have reached a tentative agreement...


Mar 24, 2016, 09:00 ET RNs to UC Regents: Invest in Students, Patients and Nurses, not Wall Street

 Registered nurses from every UC Medical Center in California will converge today at the UC Regents meeting in San Francisco to speak out...


Mar 24, 2016, 08:00 ET Reminder: Attorney General Maura Healey to Speak with Registered Nurses at Massachusetts Nurses Association Annual Labor Leader Summit on March 24

The Commonwealth's top law enforcement officer and lawyer will speak with registered nurses on Thursday as they gather for the 14th Annual Labor...


Mar 23, 2016, 15:00 ET RNs to UC Regents: Invest in UC Students, Patients and Nurses, not Wall Street

Registered nurses from every UC Medical Center in California will converge this Thursday at the UC Regents meeting in San Francisco to speak out...


Mar 23, 2016, 09:28 ET Attorney General Maura Healey to Speak with Registered Nurses at Massachusetts Nurses Association Annual Labor Leader Summit on March 24

 The Commonwealth's top law enforcement officer and lawyer will speak with registered nurses on Thursday as they gather for the 14th Annual...


Mar 15, 2016, 13:22 ET RNs Begin 7-Day Strike at Kaiser's LA Flagship Hospital

 Registered nurses at Kaiser Permanente's flagship Los Angeles Medical Center begin a seven-day strike this morning with a focus on improving...


Mar 14, 2016, 13:12 ET RNs at Kaiser's Flagship Los Angeles Hospital To Begin One-Week Strike, Tuesday, March 15

Registered nurses at Kaiser Permanente's flagship Los Angeles Medical Center will hold a seven-day strike beginning Tuesday, March 15. The walkout...


Mar 10, 2016, 10:48 ET Newton-Wellesley Hospital Nurses Authorize Strike in Protest of Partners HealthCare's Failure to Agree to Contract Proposals That Will Improve Patient Care, Give RNs Reasonable Wage Increases

 The nearly 1,000 registered nurses of Newton-Wellesley Hospital, who are negotiating a new contract with Partners HealthCare, voted...


Mar 09, 2016, 13:49 ET Press Release from Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United says Federal Government Rules against Southcoast Hospitals Group in Case of Illegal Declaration of Impasse and Bad-Faith Bargaining with Nurses' Union at Tobey Hospital

 The National Labor Relations Board issued a decision this week that found Southcoast Hospitals Group, owner of Tobey Hospital in Wareham,...


Mar 08, 2016, 12:05 ET Nurses at Newton-Wellesley Hospital to Hold Informational Picket and Strike Authorization Vote Wednesday, March 9 over Partners HealthCare's Refusal to Improve Patient Care and Staffing, Offer Reasonable Wages

 The registered nurses of Newton-Wellesley Hospital, who are negotiating a new contract with Partners HealthCare, have submitted the required...


Mar 08, 2016, 11:23 ET Newton-Wellesley Hospital and North Shore Medical Center Nurses to Hold Joint Informational Picket to Protest Partners HealthCare's Failure to Improve Patient Care and Working Conditions

The registered nurses of Newton-Wellesley Hospital and North Shore Medical Center, who are represented by the Massachusetts Nurses...


Mar 07, 2016, 10:41 ET Nurses at North Shore Medical Center to Hold Informational Picket on Wednesday, March 9 over Partners HealthCare's Refusal to Improve Patient Care and Staffing, Offer Reasonable Wages

The registered nurses of North Shore Medical Center, who are negotiating a new contract with Partners HealthCare, have submitted the required...


Mar 03, 2016, 10:49 ET Safe Patient Handling Bill Gets Favorable Vote from Public Health Committee

 The following is being released by Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United: The Joint Committee on Public Health voted this...


Mar 02, 2016, 10:20 ET Massachusetts Nurses Association Joins Community Call to Keep Open Essential Inpatient Services at Mary Lane Hospital

 A proposal by highly profitable Baystate Health to close inpatient services at Mary Lane Hospital in Ware strikes at the heart of community...


Feb 24, 2016, 11:07 ET Massachusetts Nurses Association Endorses Stephan Hay for 3rd Worcester District State Representative

 The Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United (MNA/NNU), the state's largest union and professional association for registered...


Feb 23, 2016, 10:16 ET Massachusetts Nurses Give Voice to Patients Who Deserve Safe and Essential Care at Candlelight Vigil Outside State House in Boston

 Registered nurses will stand together for a candlelight vigil outside the State House on Thursday, united in their belief that every patient...


Feb 06, 2016, 07:00 ET Health Care Rally Today: Nurses to Champion Bernie Sanders in New Hampshire Before First-in-Nation Presidential Primary

 Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United (MNA/NNU) nurses who support Bernie Sanders for his values on health care and other...