Nurses staging walkouts at Sutter Hospitals
Thousands of registered nurses from eight Bay Area Sutter Health-managed hospitals are striking Tuesday and are planning to participate in rallies to protest a proposed decrease in their employer-covered health care expenses. It is the third strike in seven months by members of the California Nurses Association over contracts that have been under negotiation for nearly a year. Some 4,500 nurses went on strike 7 a.m. today, and plan to strike a full 24 hours, according to the nurses association. Discussions have reached an impasse because nurses say Sutter is demanding that they forgo paid sick days and pay more toward their healthcare, among other requested concessions.
- Half of All Primary Care, Internal Medicine Jobs Unfilled in 2013
- How Digital Strategy Shapes Patient Engagement at Boston Children's Hospital
- CFO Exchange: Smartphones Poised to Disrupt Healthcare, Says Topol
- CNO on Hospital Redesign: 'You Can't Over-Communicate'
- Carondelet to Pay $35M to Settle Fraud Allegations
- Some Cancer Hospitals' Quality Data Will Soon Be Public
- PA Ranks See 'Phenomenal Growth,' Lack of Diversity
- CA Powers Up $80M HIE to 'Create Value in the Data'
- Consumerism Drives Healthcare Branding, Rebranding Efforts
- 3 Traits Personality Assessments Can't Reveal