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California Nurses Association: Represents more than 100,000 RNs. Helped win state's safe-staffing ratios law. Executive Director is
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California Nurses 17h
Ahead of tomorrow's historic House Budget Committee hearing on , more than 200 economists publish a joint letter stating: for All will give us a system already proven in other countries: much lower costs with less hassle and worry.
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California Nurses 20h
Join a union 👉 fight income inequality! "The decades when organized labor was strongest — the 1940s through 1970s — were the decades when America had the least income inequality."
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Ro Khanna May 21
We need to make the economic case for Medicare for All: 💼 People can’t start a business when healthcare is tied to employer 💸 Companies outsource due to high healthcare costs 🚑 Wage stagnation is due to rising health premiums 📉 M4A would cost less than current system
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California Nurses 22h
Why fight to win improved and expanded ? NovoLog, a life-saving for diabetics costs about $300 in the United States for one vial. The Canadian equivalent is only $30 a vial.
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👂 The podcast interviewed CNA/NNU Executive Director on the importance of having a militant union, and how RNs are organizing to transform the national health care crisis.
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Bonnie Castillo May 21
209 economists have signed onto a letter of support ahead of the House budget hearing Wednesday.
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Liz Shuler May 20
Shame on we expect better. Thanks to for advocating for all patients in the community
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California Nurses May 20
BREAKING: the current for-profit health care system is unsustainable and only will fix it.
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California Nurses May 20
Update: In a victory for nurses, patients, and the entire community, RNs at Kindred Westminster voted unanimously to pass a new contract agreement with protections against workplace violence. Congratulations to all!
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AFL-CIO May 20
New research finds that the boons of union membership can extend beyond wages and benefits.
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California Nurses May 20
Union are working to hold employers accountable for keeping the workplace safe amidst escalating violence. NNU's federal prevention legislation "mandates reporting of incidents and transparency,” said NNU's Michelle Mahon.
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California Nurses May 20
"When you have a for-profit system true care goes out the window and that is hard for nurses to see. Other countries do better. We can too." -NNU President Jean Ross, RN on why nurses fight for
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California Nurses May 19
"People should have easy access to health care when they need it and for however long they need it. No insurance company should dictate who gets care and what care they need." -, RN, CNA/NNU president on
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California Nurses May 19
Worried about what old age will look like? All the more reason to fight for 's Act, which will cover long term care.
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California Nurses May 19
Black Patients Disproportionately Impacted by ’ Medical Debt Lawsuits writes in Struggling patients devastated by lawsuits were never informed they were eligible for charity care.
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California Nurses May 18
This is for-profit health care gone horribly wrong. Baltimore-area hospital filed thousands of lawsuits targeting low-income patients, many of whom likely qualify for reduced or charity-covered payments. : via
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California Nurses May 18
Nurses know that the individual mandate is just a tax on the poorest of our patients and does nothing to address the broken health care system in the United States. now!
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The North Star May 18
Black Patients Disproportionately Impacted by Johns Hopkins’ Medical Debt Lawsuits "The Baltimore-area hospital filed more than 2,400 lawsuits in Maryland courts from 2009 to 2018 seeking payment for medical debt."
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California Nurses May 18
Last year the for-profit health care industry spent $280 million lobbying Congress. Now, they're holding secret meetings at luxury resorts to sabotage . It's a good thing nurses are building a massive grassroots movement to take them on!
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California Nurses May 17
Press Release: Kindred Westminster Reach Contract Agreement Protecting Patients, RNs "Kindred nurses stood strong, and we proved that nurses united for our patients can accomplish great things." - Clarissa Cruz, RN
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