Nurses at the University of Chicago Medical Center have voted to put a strike threat on the table amid what they've termed difficult negotiations with management.
Physicians who practice at student health clinics on the 10 campuses of the University of California system raised concerns about staffing, student health fees and unfair labor practices during their first contract negotiations with the system.
More than 8,000 unionized nursing home employees in New York City and on Long Island have given the OK for a possible strike, as contract talks continue.
In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court vacated a lower court's ruling that allowed M&G Polymers USA's retirees' healthcare benefits to continue indefinitely because the duration of the benefits wasn't explicitly spelled out in a collective-bargaining agreement.
Nurses at the University of Chicago Medical Center will vote next week on whether to authorize union leaders to call for a strike if bargaining efforts fail. Here, as in several other recent instances, nurse-staffing levels seem to be at the heart of the union's dissatisfaction with providers.
For a physician to deliver an accurate diagnosis, it requires time for thoughtful consideration of a patient's symptoms. But time is one element physicians say they don't have.
The union that represents about 18,000 Kaiser Permanente nurses in Northern and Central California has reached a tentative contract with the medical provider and canceled a two-day strike planned for next week at 86 hospitals and clinics.
There's been lots of talk about the problem of growing income inequality in the U.S. but not much action in the healthcare industry.
Can a private source of revenue—provided through concierge medicine—help our nation's struggling healthcare system? It's a tough question for many physicians today, but one we must honestly explore.
A federal judge Wednesday decided to undo a new U.S. Labor Department rule that would have meant higher wages for many home healthcare workers, writing in the opinion that their exemption from minimum wage and overtime pay protections was meant to keep home healthcare affordable.
Hundreds of Kaiser Permanente's mental health professionals plan to start a weeklong strike throughout California Monday to protest what they a lack of staffing they say is affecting care.
Approximately 2,600 Kaiser Permanente mental-health employees, upset by what they allege is chronic understaffing in Kaiser's mental-health clinics, plan to launch a weeklong strike in California starting Jan. 12.