Nurses achieve safer staffing to protect patient care
Pact Provides Contractually Guaranteed Improvements in Staffing and Protection of Benefits -- University Committee to Return to the Table on Monday
Talks Resume Today In Effort to Avert Strike on May 23
Talks Continue as Strike Date Looms
Nurses, activists and parents of patients flood hearing; highlights of testimonies included
Study underscores need for legislation to set safe RN staffing levels to protect patients
Cites His Commitment to Issues Important to Nurses, their patients and the state-wide labor movement
Hearing coincides with “Children’s Mental Health Week,” Opponents to testify on how young children in crisis will suffer immeasurably by the elimination of such services
Attend the May 8 DPH Public hearing on this planned closure and help protect children in crisis
The resolution responds to concerns by Franklin County residents about the erosion of services once available at BFMC that are now only offered in Springfield
Special Commission Will Hear Testimony on the Definition of an Emergency Where Mandatory Overtime Could Be Assigned -- Join Us!
Events in Greater Boston Surrounding Manhunt for Suspect in Marathon Bombing Drive Decision; New Date for Hearing Yet to Be Determined
CNN story last night featured two MNA members: one from Tufts Medical Center and one from UMass Memoial Medical Center
Join the fight to save this unit, attend a DPH public hearing on the closing Friday, April 10, 2 pm at the Taunton Public Library
Nurses Look Forward to Opportunity to Negotiate a Settlement to Address Serious Patient Care Concerns and to Avert the Need for a Strike
Community leaders to hear testimony from nurses, patients on hospital conditions
CHA Plans to Close 11 Psychiatric Treatment Beds for Young Children With Acute Mental Illness
After filing more than 150 reports of what RNs consider to be unsafe patient care and greater patient risk with the hope that hospital administrators would rectify the situation and negotiate with RNs, which they did not, 94% of the nurses voted in favor of the strike
Nurses and community members are mobilizing for a April 19th DPH public hearing on the closing
Rallies scheduled for April 5 & 10
Law in effect as of Nov. 5, 2012
Vote Follows Decision by Cerberus-Steward to Close a 40-Bed Med/Surg Unit, Resulting in Patients Being Boarded in the ED For Up to 24 Hours Without Appropriate Care
Sign Up Now to Join This Effort to Protect Your Patients and Your Practice
BORN Has Informed Us They Will Not Take Up this Issue at Their March 13 Meeting
March 6 event will be an open forum for sharing ideas/strategies on how to ensure BFMC remains a full-service community hospital
Cites His Commitment to Issues Important to Nurses and Other Workers, Quality Health Care for All and Safe RN Staffing to Improve Quality Patient Care
Join Our Campaign to Stop This Dangerous Proposal! Attend the Next BORN Meeting on March 13
Hospital Executives Should Have NO Say in the Matter
MNA Nurses’ to Provide Input in Developing Definition of an “Emergency Situation” Where Mandatory Overtime May Be Allowed
Special Commission Will Hear Testimony to Help in Developing Definition of an “Emergency” Where MOT Could Be Assigned --JOIN US!
A presentation on organizing to build a state economy that works for all.
Attend a Department of Public Health Hearing on the Proposed Closure of a 15-Bed Alcohol & Detox Unit, Friday, Feb. 15th
Globe story today highlights public opposition to the closing of this program
"With God on Our Side: The Struggle for Workers’ Rights in a Catholic Hospital"
The Brockton Enterprise continued its ongoing coverage of the MNA/NNU's efforts to convince the Department of Mental Health to increase staffing at the Brockton Multi-service Center, which provides mental health care to residents in crisis. The staff there is working under terrible conditions, placing their patients and themselves in jeopardy, yet another sign of the failure of the state's mental health system.
Meeting Set with DMH Commissioner to Call for More Staff
Saturday, Jan. 5th at 2 p.m., Roxbury Community College
Powerful story about the nurses fight for safe staffing in Sunday's Boston Globe
Illegal action comes after the hospital has layed off hundreds of staff and is deliberately understaffing hospital floors
There is no medical justification for these policies
Call for Safer Staffing Levels to Ensure Quality Patient Care
Seek Improvements in RN-to-Patient Ratios to Prevent Care Complications
MetroWest Medical Center Has the Worst RN Staffing Levels in the Region
Long Hours For Nurses Results in Poor Patient Outcomes, Increased Patient Dissatisfaction and Nurse Burnout
Dates and details included in attached PDF.
Go to this page to see a list of supplies and where donations can be dropped off
Check out our video of the event to learn more about this new law
A Law to Ban the Dangerous Practice of Mandatory Overtime Goes Into Effect on November 5th
UMMMC Nurses Schedule Picket for Nov. 8th Outside University Hospital campus to Protest Dangerous Conditions
37,000 nurses will fight for working nurses, safe staffing law
MNA/NNU Supports Ballot Question 3
Decision marks latest victory in MNA/NNU's Mental Health Access Campaign
Call for Walmart to Provide Workers With Living Wage, Health Insurance and Safe Working Conditions
Pact includes unprecedented protections of patient care standards and strengthens the voice of RNs in the care of the nation’s veterans.
Nurses Stand Up For Patient Safety/Fair Contract
Baystate Management Refuses to Move on Dangerous Proposals
Op Ed By Nurses in Greenfield Recorder
Report Validates MNA/NNU's Efforts to Create Independent Commission to Study, Recommend Reforms