New York State Nurses’ Association
The union representing 18,000 nurses at 14 private hospitals in New York City says its members could go on strike if negotiations with management fail.
State Sen. Adriano Espaillat said NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital declined to participate in a public hearing he held Wednesday over the status of its emergency room.
A second health care worker at a Dallas hospital who provided care for the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has tested positive for the disease, the Texas Department of State Health Services said.
A breach of infection control resulting in a Dallas health worker getting Ebola raises fresh questions about whether hospitals truly can safely take care of people with the deadly virus.
About 700 nurses and supporters participated in a boisterous lunchtime rally outside the offices of the Greater New York Hospital Association Wednesday to press for higher staffing levels.
Days after an announcement that Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn would be closing, New York State gave the hospital a reprieve by committing to funding until March of next year.
The New York State Nurses Association and Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx said Friday they had reached a deal for a new, four-year contract.
Continuum Health Partners Communities and the New York State Nurses Association announced the deal a week before the nurses at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center in Manhattan had planned to strike.
More than 1,000 nurses at a New York City hospital are planning a one-day strike in January after negotiations over a new contract broke down.