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Oct 02, 2017, 12:39 ET New Report: NYC Public Hospital System Faces Heavy Burden With Public Funding At Risk And Private Hospitals Avoiding Unprofitable Patients

New York City's public hospital system is the city's essential safety net provider and important for the survival of private hospitals. But...


Jun 12, 2017, 17:52 ET Members Of The New York State Nurses Association And Healthcare Workers With 1199SEIU Call On Global Billion Dollar Healthcare Corporation To Make Patient Care The Priority - Not Profits

Members of the New York State Nurses Association and 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East are calling on Fresenius Corporation...


Dec 05, 2016, 13:42 ET Nurses, Elected Officials and Bronx Community Leaders Host "Bake Sale For Patient Care" to Highlight Staffing Issues at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx

Nurses, elected officials and Bronx community leaders today hosted a "bake sale for patient care" to highlight staffing issues at Montefiore...


Nov 19, 2016, 16:01 ET Coalition Of Patients, Caregivers And Supporters Declare New York City Hospitals "Safe Havens Of Care For All"

As a result of growing fears of discrimination against women and immigrants, and within communities of color, and with evidence of mounting...


Nov 10, 2016, 09:55 ET Registered Nurses From Two Long Island Hospitals Overwhelmingly Approve New Contracts

Registered nurses at St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center in Smithtown and St. Charles in Port Jefferson- two hospitals in the Catholic Health...


Jul 21, 2016, 12:45 ET Union: Nathan Littauer Hospital Agrees To Pay Nurses Back Wages After An Illegal Lockout In January

  Nathan Littauer Hospital (NLH) has agreed to pay members of the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) back wages after illegally...


Mar 18, 2016, 12:52 ET Hundreds Of Nurses From The New York State Nurses Association Engage In Informational Picketing At Three Upstate Hospitals Calling For Fair Contracts And Safe Staffing To Protect Patients

 Hundreds of members from the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) engaged in informational picketing today at three upstate...


Mar 03, 2016, 13:18 ET New York State Nurses Association Hails National Labor Relations Board Regional Office Decision to Prosecute Federal Labor Law Violations at Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville

 The New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) today hailed a finding by Region 3 of the National Labor Relations...


Jan 14, 2016, 12:14 ET Picketing Set for Nurses and Healthcare Workers at Fresenius Dialysis Clinics Across Metro NYC; Calling for Quality Patient Care and Fair Contracts in All Communities Served

Registered nurses and healthcare workers from Fresenius dialysis clinics will be on an informational picket line on FRIDAY, JANUARY 15, 11:30 am...


Jan 06, 2016, 17:06 ET President Of NYS AFL-CIO Will Join Nathan Littauer Registered Nurses Who Will Be Locked Out After Demanding A Fair Contract

Mario Cilento, President of the New York State AFL-CIO, will join registered nurses at Nathan Littauer Hospital who will be locked...


Dec 23, 2015, 16:15 ET Nathan Littauer Registered Nurses Announce Plans To Strike January 6th

 As calls to increase numbers of nurses and caregivers at Capital Region hospitals grow louder and as hospital management demands to...


Dec 15, 2015, 17:29 ET Fresenius Nurses, Healthcare Workers Across Metro NYC to Speak Out at Nation's Biggest Dialysis Company Clinic Sites

Registered nurses and healthcare workers from Fresenius dialysis clinics will be leafleting on Wednesday, December 16, 11:30 am – 3:30 pm at...


Oct 21, 2015, 12:21 ET Nurses Speak Out About Fracking Oil Trains: "Don't Let NY Be Next"

 Hundreds of members of the New York State Nurses Association, along with local and state officials and community and environmental advocates,...


Oct 20, 2015, 12:38 ET NY's Largest Nurses Union Condemns Discriminatory Ad Against Haitian Nurses Placed In Rockland County Pennysaver

During the annual convention of NY's largest union of registered nurses and caregivers happening in Saratoga Springs, nurses spoke out in response...


Sep 04, 2015, 10:46 ET Ellis Medicine and Bellevue Woman's Center RNs Vote 'YES' on Historic Contract Settlement

In a major win for front-line nurses represented by the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) at Ellis Medicine in Schenectady and Bellevue...


Aug 31, 2015, 14:28 ET NY's Largest Nurses Union to Launch "Protect Quality Patient Care for Central NYers" During NY State Fair

In its latest campaign to provide quality patient care to residents throughout New York, leaders of the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA)...


Sep 25, 2011, 13:58 ET Pending Final Election Outcome, Current NYSNA Board of Directors to Remain in Place

As the New York State Nurses Association closed its convention Sunday, the current board of directors, with the exception of Karen Ballard, who has...


Sep 07, 2011, 13:32 ET Nurses at Brooklyn Hospital Plan to Strike Sept. 19

Nurses issues 10-day strike notice to hospital Tuesday Following another unproductive day at the negotiation table, the New York State Nurses...


Sep 06, 2011, 14:42 ET Nurses at Brooklyn Hospital Overwhelmingly Vote to Strike

Nurses demand a contract that recognizes the value of their work Nurses always consider striking a last resort, but in response to management...


Jun 20, 2011, 16:59 ET Nurses Association Vows to Fight Back Against Cuts to Healthcare Benefits

Union will seek to remedy cuts with gains at the bargaining table The employer trustees of the NYSNA Benefits Fund have prevailed in their...


May 09, 2011, 12:16 ET Nurses Association and Staff Union Reach Agreement

Tentative Agreement Ends Strike Threat The New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) is pleased to announce it has reached a tentative agreement...


Jun 06, 2008, 01:00 ET NYSNA to SEIU: Stop Raiding Our Bargaining Units

LATHAM, N.Y., June 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It is ironic that delegates at the Services Employees International Union (SEIU) convention are...