Entries from HEALTH LAW SECTION BLOG tagged with 'unions'

1199SEIU Workers Authorize Strike

From a January 22, 2015 1199SEIU press release: After months of unsuccessful efforts to reach a contract settlement, nursing home workers voted by 95 percent to authorize a strike. The contract negotiations cover over 8,000 caregivers in for-profit nursing homes...

St. Luke's-Roosevelt and Mount Sinai Settle Respective Nursing Disputes

From the City Room at the New York Times online December 29th: A nursing strike has been averted at two of Manhattan's busiest hospital centers, as union and hospital negotiators reached tentative deals over pay and benefits, officials involved in...

Montefiore Nurses Dispute Heats Up

From the City Room at the New York Times online December 29th: In an unexpected move, nurses at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx said Wednesday that they would strike on Jan. 10 if they could not resolve issues involving...

Buffalo Law Journal: Tricky times ahead for organized labor

Yesterday the Buffalo Law Journal published an article that looks at the relationship between employers and organized labor at prominent insurer BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, and also at Verizon. It's a delicate relationship to begin with, but throw...

1199/SEIU Wants To Legislate Home Health Aide Pay

According to the New York Times, George Gresham, president of the 300,000-member union, insists that 1199 does not need any additional state funds to reach a settlement to raise what he says are often scandalously low wages. He said that...

NYC Nurses Frustrated With Expired Contracts

Today's New York Times online carries a piece about the tensions at a few New York City hospitals over nursing contracts: The largest union of nurses in New York City is voicing dismay that contracts at four large hospitals expired...

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