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Elizabeth Warren: Laid off healthcare workers can work in auto and life insurance industries

Sen. Elizabeth Warren recommended that health insurance workers laid off by her Medicare for All plan switch over to the auto and life insurance industries. “Where do those who work in health insurance go when private insurance is eliminated?” a reporter asked the Massachusetts Democrat on Friday. Warren responded by saying, “No one gets left… Read More »

NSW hospital workers to walk off the job

Thousands of public hospital workers will strike across NSW as they fight for increased security in their workplaces, with the union warning it’s just the beginning of planned action. More than 20,000 workers will walk off the job on Thursday over workplace safety concerns following a vote by Health Services Union delegates in July. The… 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 »

Exclusive: House Democrats will introduce a bill to protect millions of health care workers

A group of House Democrats will introduce a bill on Friday to help protect millions of nurses and other health care workers from the high rates of violence they experience on the job. The new bill, called the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act, would require hospitals, nursing homes, rehab… Read More »