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Nov 30, 2017, 13:16 ET Baystate Noble Hospital Nurses Ratify Contract

The registered nurses of Baystate Noble Hospital, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, voted on Monday, Nov. 27 to ratify a new...


Nov 28, 2017, 16:55 ET RNs at Steward St. Elizabeth's to picket on Thursday, Nov. 30

The 600 MNA nurses at Steward Health Care's St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Brighton will hold an informational picket on Thursday. Nov, 30 from...


Nov 27, 2017, 09:56 ET MNA: Berkshire Medical Center Nurses to Hold Patient Safety Vigil on Monday, Nov. 27 Ahead of Next Negotiation Session

The registered nurses of Berkshire Medical Center, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, will hold a Patient Safety Vigil on Monday,...


Nov 17, 2017, 12:29 ET Announced Closure of Vibra Hospital in Springfield Prompts MNA Nurses to Seek Equal or Better Complex Care for their Patients

The registered nurses of Vibra Hospital, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, will advocate for their patients following the...


Nov 13, 2017, 10:58 ET Brigham and Women's Hospital Nurses to Urge Partners HealthCare to 'Bring Back the Brigham Way' at Informational Picket on Wednesday, Nov. 15

The registered nurses of Brigham and Women's Hospital, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, will hold an informational picket on...


Nov 06, 2017, 13:17 ET MNA: Berkshire Medical Center Nurses to Hold Informational Picket on Wednesday, November 8 and Vigil Ahead of Next Bargaining Session

The registered nurses of Berkshire Medical Center, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, will hold an informational picket on...


Oct 31, 2017, 12:18 ET MNA: Tufts RNs to Picket Again on Nov. 2 as Fair Contract Remains Out of Reach

The 1,200 MNA nurses at Tufts Medical Center will hold an informational picket on Thursday, November 2 from 5 to 7 p.m. outside the hospital in...


Oct 26, 2017, 10:46 ET Massachusetts Nurses Association RN from Berkshire Medical Center Awarded Labor Person of the Year

Marie Geary, a registered nurse at Berkshire Medical Center and a member of the Massachusetts Nurses Association Bargaining Committee at the...


Oct 23, 2017, 15:00 ET Baystate Franklin Medical Center Nurses to Hold Community Town Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 25

A Community Town Hall on Wednesday night will feature registered nurses from Baystate Franklin Medical Center sharing their concerns about patient...


Oct 23, 2017, 12:00 ET Tufts RNs Issue Notice to Hospital for Nov. 2 Informational Picket as Contract Remains Unresolved Nine Sessions Post-Strike

The elected union leaders who represent the 1,200 MNA nurses at Tufts Medical Center issued a notice to hospital management on October 19th stating...


Oct 23, 2017, 09:51 ET Berkshire Medical Center Nurses to Hold Rally with Community Supporters on Tuesday, Oct. 24

Berkshire Medical Center nurses and supporters from throughout Berkshire County will hold a rally in front of the hospital on Tuesday,...


Oct 20, 2017, 11:42 ET Massachusetts Nurses Association Endorses Local Nurse and Army Veteran for West Springfield Town Council

The Massachusetts Nurses Association, the state's largest union and professional association for registered nurses and health care professionals,...


Oct 18, 2017, 11:14 ET Massachusetts Nurses Association Endorses Helen Moon for Pittsfield City Council

The Massachusetts Nurses Association, the state's largest union and professional association for registered nurses and health care professionals,...


Oct 17, 2017, 17:02 ET MNA Retraction of Oct. 17, 2017 Press Release Regarding Berkshire Medical Center

The MNA has retracted a statement made via press release earlier today concerning the status of an unfair labor practice charge filed by Berkshire...


Oct 12, 2017, 12:27 ET Baystate Franklin Medical Center Withdraws Unfair Labor Practice Charge against MNA Nurses

Baystate Franklin Medical Center has withdrawn an unfair labor practice charge filed this summer against its own registered nurses alleging that...


Oct 09, 2017, 09:53 ET Massachusetts Nurses Association Endorses Strong Slate of Candidates in Western Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Nurses Association, the state's largest union and professional association for registered nurses and health care professionals,...


Oct 07, 2017, 11:18 ET Berkshire Medical Center Nurses to Return to Patient Care Sunday Morning after 4-Day Lockout by BMC

Berkshire Medical Center nurses will gather outside the hospital before the anticipated 7 a.m. conclusion of the hospital's four-day lockout as...


Oct 06, 2017, 10:29 ET Berkshire Medical Center Nurses to Hold Labor Rally, Visit Trustees during Lockout on Friday, Oct. 6

Berkshire Medical Center nurses, and their union and community supporters will hold a rally at 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 6 outside the hospital after...


Oct 05, 2017, 07:03 ET How Will Berkshire Medical Center Spend its $47 Million in Profits? Nurses Seek Answers at Rally in North Adams on Thursday, Oct. 5

During a 5 p.m. rally in North Adams on Thursday, Berkshire Medical Center nurses and advocates will bring attention to the economic and health...


Oct 04, 2017, 05:01 ET Berkshire Medical Center Nurses to End 24-Hour Strike at 7 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4; Plan Public Actions if Locked Out

Berkshire Medical Center nurses will conclude a 24-hour strike Wednesday at 7 a.m. and plan to re-enter the hospital to care for their patients....


Oct 02, 2017, 13:36 ET Berkshire Medical Center Nurses to Hold Patient Safety Vigil on Monday, Oct. 2 Ahead of One-Day Strike Tuesday

Berkshire Medical Center nurses will join community members from across Berkshire County on Monday evening for a Patient Safety Vigil ahead of a...


Sep 27, 2017, 18:51 ET Massachusetts Nurses Association: Berkshire Medical Center Nurses Seek Fair Compromise That Protects Patient Care Ahead of One-Day Unfair Labor Practice Strike

During negotiations on Wednesday, Berkshire Medical Center nurses attempted to reach a fair compromise with the hospital to avert a one-day unfair...


Sep 27, 2017, 11:17 ET Massachusetts Nurses Association Earns Reaccreditation From American Nurses Credentialing Center

The Massachusetts Nurses Association is pleased to announce it achieved reaccreditation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. ANCC...


Sep 25, 2017, 11:44 ET RNs from throughout the Northeast Region Join Ballot Initiative Petition Drive for Safe Patient Limits in Mass. Hospitals

The following is being released by Massachusetts Nurses Association. What: Following the Secretary of State's release of the official ballot...


Sep 22, 2017, 12:05 ET Berkshire Medical Center Nurses Schedule 24-hour Strike for Tuesday, Oct. 3; RNs on Friday Issued 10-Day Notice Following Community Forum

The nearly 800 registered nurses of Berkshire Medical Center, who are represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, delivered a 10-day...