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Regional News/West: Nurses, others file class-action over Daughters of Charity pension plan
By Beth Kutscher | October 25, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Nurses and other employees at Daughters of Charity Health System have filed a class-action suit, arguing that their employer underfunded its pension plan and a sale would further jeopardize their retirement benefits.
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More Ebola preparedness needed, healthcare workers urge
By Adam Rubenfire | October 14, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Hospitals' ability to protect their employees is weighing on the minds of American healthcare workers as a nurse in Texas fights for her life against the deadly Ebola virus she contracted while caring for a patient there.
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Prime Healthcare chosen to buy Daughters of Charity hospitals
By Beth Kutscher | October 11, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Daughters of Charity Health System last week officially chose for-profit Prime Healthcare Services as the buyer for its six California hospitals.
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Daughters of Charity narrows sale timeline
Bob Herman | September 05, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Daughters of Charity Health System, a stressed multihospital system in Los Altos, Hills, Calif., said Thursday it will start reviewing final bids from seven potential buyers on Sept. 12.
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Home health workers to join call for $15-an-hour wage
Adam Rubenfire | September 02, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Fast-food workers recently have been leading the call for a $15-an-hour wage, and now unionized home health workers plan to publicly join in that fight.
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N.Y. healthcare workers feel cost-cutting pressure
Associated Press | September 02, 2014
Brooks Memorial Hospital and its largest union reached a tentative contract last week, after five months of talks—but only after a federal mediator was brought in, there was picketing outside the Dunkirk, N.Y., facility and a union voted to authorize a strike.
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Prime Healthcare sues SEIU under racketeering law, and other news
Beth Kutscher | August 30, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Prime Healthcare Services is suing a union it says is waging an ongoing smear campaign to pressure the chain into unionizing its workforce.
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In response to Prime lawsuit, SEIU goes on the attack
Beth Kutscher | August 27, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
(Updated at 10:45 p.m. ET) The Service Employees International Union-Healthcare Workers West is stepping up its campaign to block the sale of Daughters of Charity Health System to Prime Healthcare Services, which is accusing the union of racketeering and extortion.
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Prime Healthcare Services sues California union under racketeering statute
Beth Kutscher | August 26, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Prime Healthcare Services is suing a union it says is waging an ongoing smear campaign to pressure the chain into unionizing its workforce.
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Minnesota home-care workers vote to unionize
Associated Press | August 26, 2014
Thousands of in-home healthcare providers in Minnesota voted to create their own union, the state announced Tuesday after tallying the results.
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