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Strike averted with new contract for Chicago Loretto Hospital workers

Dive Brief: Service workers at Chicago’s Loretto Hospital reached a tentative agreement with management Friday on a new contract, averting a strike planned to start Monday. The agreement raises the minimum starting wage to at least $ 15 an hour for all hospital employees represented by SEIU Illinois. Those employees include patient care technicians, emergency… Read More »

Hospital workers vote to strike in NSW

Public hospitals across NSW could descend into chaos with more than 22,000 workers planning to strike over fears about workplace safety. More than 500 NSW Health Services Union delegates on Tuesday voted unanimously to stop work for four hours on August 1, as they fight for increased security at the state’s hospitals. HSU NSW secretary… Read More »

Trump Administration Changes Course, Asks Court To Strike Down ACA

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). In a dramatic move that will have implications for the coming 2020 election, the Trump administration Monday night reversed its previous position and asked a federal appeals court to strike down the entire the Affordable Care Act. The Justice Department said it now agrees… Read More »

Psychiactric nurses vote to strike in February

Psychiatric nurses are to strike in February. The Psychiatric Nurses Association (PNA) is setting out an escalating campaign leading to strike action. It is “in response to the failure of Government to address the recruitment and retention crisis in nursing,” they said in a statement today. The PNA represents approximately 6,000 nurses working throughout the country.… Read More »