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May 14, 2020
WHAT: After several meetings and thousands of petition signatures were presented to Westchester Medical Center administrators, the…
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May 12, 2020
FORT MYERS---Florida’s largest healthcare union, 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, has filed official complaints with federal and…
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May 8, 2020
I am an orthopedic surgical nurse at University Hospital and Medical Center in Tamarac, FL, and simply doing my job could be fatal. It’s not…
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May 2, 2020
Miramar—In the midst of a widespread shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE), the state’s largest healthcare union has facilitated a…
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May 1, 2020
MIAMI----Two months into the COVID-19 crisis and with the numbers of confirmed cases spiking in the state’s long-term care (LTC) facilities,…
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Apr 29, 2020
Florida’s largest healthcare union, 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, has called on the state government to better protect nursing…

WEEKLY CLIPS

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Nov 28, 2018
QUEENSBURY — Low pay and expensive health insurance is leaving the Centers nursing homes understaffed, workers said as they picketed outside…
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Nov 27, 2018
A timeline for the shutdown of Emerald South Nursing & Rehabilitation Center has been set, with closure expected by late January.
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Nov 13, 2018
The New York State Department of Health appointed The Grand Healthcare System to operate Emerald North and Emerald South Nursing and…
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Oct 17, 2018
NEW YORK, N.Y.—Jonathan Smith, head of the New York Metro Area Postal Union, entered the Hunts Point Station post office in the Bronx on the…
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Oct 16, 2018
Health care employment in the state increased by more than 18% in the past 10 years, more than double the growth rate of overall employment,…
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Oct 15, 2018
The CMS is looking to increase its oversight of post-acute care settings through new civil money penalties on nursing home staff and a new…
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