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Thousands of striking nurses return to work in Minnesota

Sep. 15, 2022 15:29 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Thousands of nurses returned to work Thursday at Minnesota hospitals following a three-day strike over wage increases and staffing and retention made worse by the coronavirus pandemic. Members of the Minnesota Nurses’ Association at 15 hospitals in the...

Thousands of Minnesota nurses launch 3-day strike over pay

Sep. 12, 2022 21:35 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Thousands of nurses in Minnesota launched a three-day strike Monday, pressing for salary increases they say will help improve patient care by resolving understaffing stresses that have worsened in the coronavirus pandemic. Some 15,000 nurses at seven health care...

UW Health nurses plan to issue strike notice Friday

Sep. 01, 2022 13:16 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Hundreds of nurses who work for UW Health plan to notify administrators of their intention to strike if they don't recognize their union in a protracted battle to regain bargaining rights. The union, SEIU Healthcare Wisconsin, said it will issue the legally...

Minnesota nurses' union gives notice of strike plans

Sep. 01, 2022 11:15 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Union leaders representing some 15,000 Minnesota nurses said Thursday members will strike for three days beginning Sept. 12 if labor agreements cannot be reached. The strike notice follows weeks of unsuccessful negotiations and involves seven health care systems...

Minnesota nurses authorize strike against 7 health systems

Aug. 16, 2022 12:16 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Members of the Minnesota Nurses Association voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike against seven health systems in the Twin Cities and Duluth, union officials say. The vote Monday gave nurse negotiators the ability to call a strike, with a 10-day notice to...

Honor or cultural appropriation? Hospital name spurs debate

Aug. 16, 2022 10:37 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — While segregation was still casting its ugly shadow over the U.S., the Homer G. Phillips Hospital was providing top-notch medical care to a predominantly African American part of St. Louis and training some of the world's best Black doctors and nurses. The 660-bed...

Oregon hospital overpaid employees by $2M, wants money back

Aug. 12, 2022 18:11 PM EDT

BEND, Ore. (AP) — St. Charles Health System in Central Oregon accidentally overpaid thousands of employees a total of $2 million and is demanding employees pay that money back. Employees were told Thursday of the total amounts allegedly owed, Oregon Public Broadcasting reported. ...

Health system plans initiative to increase nurses

Jul. 12, 2022 11:16 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia University Health System plans to launch an initiative that will increase the number of nurses in the state, officials said. WVU Health President and CEO Albert Wright Jr. told the Charleston Gazette-Mail’s “Outside the Echo Chamber"...