UAW President Dennis Williams says the union is still interested in pooling autoworkers into one large health plan, though work has gone slowly following the controversy generated after the concept was floated during last fall's Detroit 3 contract talks.
The Obama administration raised the overtime eligibility threshold for full-time workers from $23,660 to $47,476, likely affecting millions of healthcare workers.
Data Points for the week of May 9, 2016, covered the following topics: diversity among healthcare executives, managers, board members, nurses and doctors, diversity training and matriculants to medical schools by race and ethnicity
The U.S. economy added 160,000 jobs in April, underwhelming many economists, but the total would have been lower had it not been for the relentless hiring that continues throughout healthcare. The healthcare industry created 44,200 jobs last month, according to preliminary seasonally adjusted...
Data Points for the week of May 2, 2016, covered the following topics: Workplace safety for healthcare employees, injuries on the job, workers' compensation.
California's largest medical association is joining the fight against Dignity Health over its refusal to allow a woman to get her tubes tied during a cesarean section.
Illinois social-service advocates are girding themselves for the worst as a new ban on most overtime for home healthcare workers goes into effect.
More than 2,700 Bay Area nurses working at Stanford Health Care and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital have voted to strike after failing to reach a contract agreement. The two sides return to the bargaining table Monday in Palo Alto, Calif.
Schumacher Clinical Partners, a physician staffing company with 5,200 doctors contracted to hospitals, is acquiring ECI Healthcare Partners. Terms were not disclosed.
The way in which EmblemHealth went about the layoffs has left many former employees angry, and they have turned to Florida labor attorney Sara Blackwell to fight the changes.
Several dozen staffers at UPMC's Pittsburgh hospitals went on strike Thursday in solidarity with workers worldwide protesting for higher minimum wages and greater union rights.
The U.S. Supreme Court could soon decide whether it will hear a case over a new federal rule that requires home healthcare agencies to pay higher wages to many workers.