DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital in Commerce Township, Mich., has been charged with multiple unfair labor practices by the National Labor Relations Board. Nurses have been negotiating an initial union contract since mid-2016.
Women who report they have been sexually assaulted are nearly three times as likely to experience signs of depression and are twice as likely to have elevated levels of anxiety than their peers, according to a new study.
In an competitive employee market, it's imperative for health systems to have strategies to recruit and retain top talent. Bon Secours Mercy Health and Lafayette General Health shared their strategies at Modern Healthcare's Workplace of the Future Conference.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The healthcare industry produced 20,200 jobs in August, less than half of July's 40,900 new jobs added.
Learn how traditional scheduling software is being replaced with mobile real-time solutions that prepare hospitals for a new age in workforce management.
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.