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May 17, 2019, 13:20 ET Lawrence General Hospital RNs Vote to Ratify New Three-Year Contract

The nurses of Lawrence General Hospital voted this week to ratify a new three-year contract that nurses believe will allow the hospital to recruit...


May 06, 2019, 09:30 ET Latest 'State of Nursing in Massachusetts' Survey Shows Need for Safe Patient Limits and Fact-Finding Legislation to Clarify Hospital Industry Misinformation

Registered nurses throughout the Commonwealth report that quality of care in Massachusetts hospitals is suffering as nurses have less time to spend...


May 02, 2019, 10:08 ET RNs at Steward Nashoba Valley Medical Center Cast 100% "Yes" Vote to Authorize a One-Day Strike

The 124 registered nurses at Steward Nashoba Valley Medical Center (NVMC) in Ayer, who are represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA)...


May 01, 2019, 20:22 ET RNs at Steward Nashoba Valley Medical Center Cast Overwhelming "Yes" Vote to Authorize a One-Day Strike

The 124 registered nurses at Steward Nashoba Valley Medical Center (NVMC) in Ayer, who are represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA)...


Apr 23, 2019, 11:56 ET Lawrence General Hospital RNs Reach Tentative Agreement

After 13 hours of negotiations that ended after 1 a.m. on Friday morning the nurses of Lawrence General Hospital reached a tentative agreement with...


Apr 15, 2019, 12:06 ET Local Elected Officials to Host Community Forum in Westfield on April 18 about Baystate's Proposed Closure of Mental Health Services

Patients, families and health care advocates from across the region will gather on Thursday, April 18 to discuss a proposal by Baystate Health that...


Apr 10, 2019, 10:31 ET Lawrence General Hospital RNs To Picket on April 11 to Call for a Fair Contract with Safer Staffing and Patient Care Conditions

When: Thursday, April 11, 2019 from 2 –4 p.m. Where: Outside Main Entrance to Lawrence General Hospital, 1 General St., Lawrence MA The nurses of...


Apr 08, 2019, 14:10 ET Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera Shows Support for LGH Nurses in Call for Safer Staffing and a Fair Contract As Contract Talks Continue & Nurses Plan to Picket on April 11

The nurses of Lawrence General Hospital (LGH), who are engaged in an effort to improve patient care and win a fair contract to allow them to recruit...


Apr 02, 2019, 13:48 ET Lawrence General Hospital RNs Deliver Required Notice for Informational Picket on April 11 to Call for a Fair Contract with Safer Staffing and Patient Care Conditions

When: Thursday, April 11, 2019 from 2 - 4 Where: Outside Main Entrance to Lawrence General Hospital, 1 General St., Lawrence MA The nurses of...


Mar 25, 2019, 12:46 ET Nashoba Valley Medical Center RNs Invite Community to March 27 Downtown Rally

What: A rally for patient safety and quality patient care When: Wednesday, March 27 from 4 to 5 p.m. Where: Main Street at Washington Street,...


Mar 18, 2019, 15:41 ET Steward St. Elizabeth's Medical Center RNs Cancel Picket for March 19

The registered nurses of Steward St. Elizabeth's Medical Center have reached a settlement with Steward St. Elizabeth's administration that will...


Mar 14, 2019, 09:58 ET Heywood Hospital Pledges Not to Violate Nurses' Rights to Advocate for Patient Safety After Settling Question 1 Intimidation Charge

Heywood Hospital nurses who advocated for safe patient limits during the Question 1 ballot campaign have successfully pursued an unfair labor...


Mar 11, 2019, 16:03 ET Steward St. Elizabeth's Medical Center RNs to Hold Informational Picket to Protest Unsafe Staffing and Patient Care Conditions; Call on Steward HealthCare to Honor Contractual Commitments

In the wake of Steward St. Elizabeth Medical Center's (SEMC) failure and refusal to provide contractually guaranteed RN staffing levels at Steward...


Feb 25, 2019, 11:46 ET Local Elected Officials to Host Community Forum in Greenfield on February 28 about Baystate's Proposed Closure of Mental Health Services

Patients, families and health care advocates from across the region will gather on Thursday, February 28 to discuss a plan proposed by Baystate...


Feb 05, 2019, 11:16 ET NLRB Dismisses St. Luke's Union Election Complaint, Nurses Move Forward to Negotiate Patient Safety and Other Important Issues

The National Labor Relations Board has dismissed a complaint filed by St. Luke's Hospital management over a November 29 election in which the more...


Nov 29, 2018, 22:31 ET Registered Nurses at St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford Vote to Join Massachusetts Nurses Association

The 722 registered nurses of St. Luke's Hospital voted on Thursday, Nov. 29 to form a union and join the Massachusetts Nurses Association in an...


Nov 03, 2018, 09:20 ET Registered nurses at St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford File Election Petition with NLRB to Join Massachusetts Nurses Association

Registered nurses at St. Luke's Hospital have filed notice with the National Labor Relations Board seeking an election to join the Massachusetts...


Nov 01, 2018, 12:08 ET Massachusetts Nurses Association Board Condemns Act of Hate and Violence at Pittsburgh Synagogue

The Massachusetts Nurses Association Board of Directors – 25 front-line nurses and health care professionals elected by their colleagues – has issued ...


Aug 27, 2018, 14:51 ET Massachusetts Nurses Association Endorses Andrea Harrington for Berkshire County District Attorney

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


Aug 27, 2018, 10:23 ET Massachusetts Nurses Association Endorses Marian Ryan for Re-Election as Middlesex District Attorney

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


Aug 23, 2018, 11:17 ET RNs, Residents, & Community Activists Wait for what's next as Dept. of Public Health Notifies HealthAlliance that Pediatric Unit at Leominster Hospital is an Essential Service

The state's Department of Public Health (DPH) notified UMass Memorial HealthAlliance – Clinton Hospital via letter this week that the pediatric...


Aug 07, 2018, 10:43 ET MNA Nurses at Providence Hospital in Holyoke to Hold August 9 Protest Against Patient Care Cuts by Wildly Profitable Trinity Health

The 91 registered nurses represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association at Providence Behavioral Health Hospital will publicly protest cuts to...


Jul 30, 2018, 16:05 ET Proposed Closures of Local Hospital Units and Services by HealthAlliance will be focus of DPH Public Hearing on Aug. 1

What: Department of Public Health hearing on HealthAlliance's proposed closure of services at both Leominster and Burbank Hospitals When: Wednesday,...


Jul 17, 2018, 11:34 ET MNA Nurses at Providence Behavioral Health Hospital Vow to Fight Damaging Cuts to Child and Elder Psychiatric Services

The registered nurses represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association at Providence Behavioral Health Hospital will fight back against cuts to...


Jul 17, 2018, 11:04 ET Massachusetts Nurses Association Members Ratify New Contracts at Four Steward Health Care Hospitals

Members of the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) at four Steward Health Care hospitals -- Carney Hospital in Dorchester, Good Samaritan Medical...