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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…
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Apr 22, 2020
MIAMI----With COVID-19 surging in Florida, the state’s largest healthcare union, 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, has outlined a…
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Apr 17, 2020
MIAMI---Nurses with Florida’s largest healthcare union, 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, have rejected new COVID-19 protocols from…

WEEKLY CLIPS

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Sep 8, 2020
She does it willingly, a responsibility she sees as vitally important, and it is worth a moment on a holiday meant to honor working people…
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Sep 4, 2020
MAITLAND, Fla. – Employees of Florida’s largest nursing home company are protesting dangerous work conditions a day after Gov. Ron DeSantis…
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Aug 22, 2020
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Their final breaths are tormented. Rublas Ruiz has seen too many of them -- the last gasps of 17 men and women…
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Aug 17, 2020
Nursing homes across the U.S. will receive a total of 7 million N95 respirators from the federal stockpile, a White House spokesperson told…
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Aug 17, 2020
No place seems safe for Elonda English, not even her car.
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Jul 28, 2020
Advocates from across the state penned a letter to Maryland House and Senate leaders Monday, imploring them to convene a special session to…
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