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CFO Roundtable: What keeps CFOs up at night? Rising labor costs, for starters

CFO Roundtable: What keeps CFOs up at night? Rising labor costs, for starters

By Tara Bannow  |  July 07, 2018

It's no surprise that labor costs are top of mind for chief financial officers. But with historically low unemployment numbers, that budget line item looms even larger as organizations try to figure out new strategies to not just recruit, but, more importantly, retain workers.

New York probes home-care agencies over suspected labor violations

By Caroline Lewis  |  March 30, 2018

The investigation is fueled, at least in part, by information gathered by a union that expressed concerns that some nonunion employers are gaining an edge by not offering the full amount of wages and benefits required by law.

Longtime California Nurses Association leader DeMoro retires

Longtime California Nurses Association leader DeMoro retires

By Maria Castellucci  |  March 05, 2018

RoseAnn DeMoro, the executive director of National Nurses United and the California Nurses Association, retired Sunday after 32 years at the head of the labor union that has 150,000 members across the country.

Kaiser employees launch weekslong protest over expected cuts

Kaiser employees launch weekslong protest over expected cuts

By Maria Castellucci  |  February 14, 2018

Protests at 32 Kaiser Permanente hospitals across California began Wednesday and are expected to continue until March 9. The workers are demonstrating against anticipated layoffs and wage cuts.

Healthcare job gains plummet in January

Healthcare job gains plummet in January

By Maria Castellucci  |  February 02, 2018

The healthcare sector added just 20,600 jobs in the first month of 2018, down 37% from the modest 32,800 jobs gained in the industry in December.

Mayo Clinic's Albert Lea hospital union, management locked in labor standoff

Mayo Clinic's Albert Lea hospital union, management locked in labor standoff

By Alex Kacik  |  December 20, 2017

Unionized employees at Mayo Clinic's Albert Lea hospital in Minnesota and hospital management are locked in a labor dispute that will leave about 80 employees out of work for a week, fueling continued community backlash since Mayo decided to consolidate services at the hospital.

Allina Health nurses ratify new contract

By Associated Press  |  October 14, 2016

A majority of rank-and-file members of the Minnesota Nurses Association ratified the agreement Thursday, just days after Gov. Mark Dayton intervened and called both sides back to the bargaining table.

Allina nurses reach tentative contract agreement, end strike

Allina nurses reach tentative contract agreement, end strike

By Shelby Livingston  |  October 11, 2016

Thousands of Allina Health nurses represented by the Minnesota Nurses Association labor union are ending a five-week strike after reaching a tentative agreement with the health system Tuesday on outstanding contract issues.

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