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PURPOSE: This Educational Activity will build upon the knowledge base of the experienced psychiatric nurses and help them prepare for passing the ANCC Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Certification. It will also serve as a refresher course for those who are currently certified and wish to renew their certification by either contact hours or seating for the examination.
“Today the Trump Administration ruled to strip nearly 200,000 Salvadorans of the protections afforded to them under Temporary Protected Status.
Goshen, NY-This month, Sapphire Nursing & Rehab at Goshen (formerly Elant at Goshen) is planning on laying off 10 of its Registered Nurses. Workers fear that this could lead to short staffing and place an undue burden on Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs), which could affect their ability to provide the best quality of care to patients.
Today we welcome nearly 100 new Professional and Clerical workers from Bon Secours Community Hospital into the 1199SEIU family. They will join their service worker colleagues at the hospital who have already negotiated some of the best pay and benefits in New York State.
We are facing the most profound attack on working people in our union's history, including court cases that threaten our ability to join together in unions, regressive federal and state legislation, punitive executive actions, and healthcare cuts. But in 2017, we've won and continue to keep winning in our workplaces and in our communities to protect the gains we've made and move forward.
Union County Sheriff and state Senator-elect Joe Cryan came out in support of workers at the AristaCare at Delaire Nursing Home in Linden this week as they held an afternoon prayer vigil urging the owners to restore benefits and settle a fair contract. AristaCare slashed benefits when they bought the facility this summer.
This week, 40 more Northern New York healthcare workers, Home Health Aides (HHAs) at Samaritan Summit Village in Watertown, voted to assert their collective strength and become members of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East. They are now united with LPNs, CNAs and resident care assistants at Samaritan, who all voted this fall to join the largest healthcare workers union in the country.
A radio ad released this week by 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East urges that Rep. Tom MacArthur vote against the Republican tax bill “disaster” that House and Senate leadership haphazardly shoved through Congress.
Nursing Home Workers Vote Overwhelmingly To Ratify Their First Collective Bargaining Agreement