News – January 30, 2015 Updates

January 30, 2015 Updates

Global

http://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2015/01/national-nurses-announce-donation-to-international-medical-corps-for-ebola-response-in-west-africa.aspx

Headline: National Nurses United Announces Donation to International Medical Corps for Ebola Response in West Africa

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Argentina

http://www.rionegro.com.ar/diario/neuquen-llego-el-acuerdo-salarial-con-salud-5773798-9574-nota.aspx

Titular: Neuquén: llegó el acuerdo salarial con Salud

Headline: Neuquén: Wage agreement reach with Health

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Australia

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-01-28/plan-to-close-acute-mental-health-beds-illogical/6050954

Headline: Nurses warn against closing mental health beds at Royal Hobart Hospital

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Australia

http://mysunshinecoast.com.au/articles/article-display/labor-will-kick-start-4000-nursing-careers,37163

Headline: Labor will kick-start 4,000 Nursing Careers

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Canada

http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2015/01/30/supreme-court-strikes-down-law-that-prevents-public-sector-strikes.html

Headline: Supreme Court strike down law that prevents public sector strikes

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Canada

http://www.swbooster.com/News/2015-01-30/article-4026073/Unions-celebrate-striking-down-of-Saskatchewan-Essential-Services-Act/1

Headline: Unions celebrate striking down of Saskatchewan Essential Services Act

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Canada

http://ici.radio-canada.ca/regions/ontario/2015/01/29/009-infirmieres-ontario-negociations.shtml

Titre: Possible grève de 3500 infirmières demain

Headline: Possible strike of 3,500 nurses tomorrow

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Canada

http://quebec.huffingtonpost.ca/2015/01/30/infirmieres-infirmiers-en-greve-en-ontario_n_6579090.html

Titre: Près de 3000 infirmières et infirmiers en grève en Ontario

Headline: Nearly 3,000 nurses on strike in Ontario

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Canada

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health/almost-3000-ontario-nurses-health-workers-go-on-strike/article22716685/

Headline: Almost 3000 Ontario nurses and health workers go on strike

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Canada

http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2015/01/30/home-health-care-workers-on-strike-across-ontario.html

Headline: Home health care works on strike across Ontario

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Canada

http://www.calgarysun.com/2015/01/26/rumblings-within-unions-over-alberta-premier-jim-prentices-talk-of-public-sector-wage-rollbacks

Headline: Rumblings within unions over Alberta Premier Jim Prentice’s talk of public sector wage rollbacks

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Canada

http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=85886

Headline: Healthcare workers to vote on strike tonight

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Canada

http://www.newswire.ca/en/story/1478829/media-advisory-ontario-nurses-association-to-make-presentation-to-committee-hearing-pre-budget-submissions-front-line-nurses-union-says-patients-need-

Headline: Ontario Nurses’ Association to Make Presentation to Committee Hearing Pre-Budget Submissions: Front-line nurses’ union says patients need more care

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Canada

http://www.lfpress.com/2015/01/28/access-to-psychiatric-ward-at-victoria-hospital-in-london-cut-to-stop-flow-of-illegal-drugs

Headline: Access to psychiatric ward at Victoria Hospital in London cut to stop flow of illegal drugs

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Canada

http://www.intelligencer.ca/2015/01/28/strike-vote-for-access-centre-staff

Headline: Strike vote for Access Centre staff

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Canada

http://blogs.windsorstar.com/news/local-community-care-workers-close-in-on-strike-deadline

Headline: Local community care workers close in on strike deadline

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Chile

http://www.biobiochile.cl/2015/01/27/enfermeras-y-matronas-de-cesfam-de-calbuco-en-paro-ante-falta-de-presupuesto.shtml

Titular: Enfermeras y matronas de Cesfam Calbuco en paro ante falta de presupuesto en departamento de salud

Headline: Nurses and midwives of Cesfam Calbuco on strike in the face of shortages in health department budget

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China

http://mundo.sputniknews.com/salud/20150127/1033687077.html

Titular: Huelga en la sanidad de una provincia china tras la muerte de un doctor en un hospital

Headline: Strike in health in a Chinese province after the death of a doctor in a hospital
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France

http://france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr/basse-normandie/2015/01/27/greve-aux-urgences-du-chu-de-caen-ce-mardi-641085.html

Titre: Grève aux urgences du CHU de Caen ce mardi

Headline: Strike at CHU ER in Caen on Tuesday

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Greece

https://www.opendemocracy.net/ournhs/louise-irvine/what-%27austerity%27-has-done-to-greek-healthcare

Headline: What ‘austerity’ has done to Greek healthcare

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Ireland

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/health/nurses-and-regulator-to-hold-talks-on-dispute-over-50-fee-rise-1.2084495

Headline: Nurses and regulator to hold talks on dispute over 50% fee rise

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Ireland

http://www.eveningecho.ie/news/cork-news/2015/01/29/44-on-trolleys/

Headline: 44 on trolleys in Cork emergency departments

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Ireland

http://www.newstalk.com/Nurses-Midland-Regional-Hospital-protest-INMO

Headline: Patients suffering in silence, says INMO chief

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Ireland

http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/dozensof-beds-to-be-opened-309539.html

Headline: ‘Dozens of beds’ to be opened

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Ireland

http://www.laois-nationalist.ie/2015/01/26/nurses-to-protest-state-of-crisis-at-mullingar-hospital/

Headline: Nurses to protest ‘state of crisis’ at Mullingar Hospital

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Kenya

http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/health/article/2000149617/burnout-by-kenyan-medics-at-alarming-level

Headline: Burnout by Kenyan medics at alarming level

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Kenya

http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/health/article/2000149613/moi-teaching-and-referral-hospital-nurses-call-off-strike-set-to-sign-cba

Headline: Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital Nurses call off strike, set to sign CBA

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Kenya

http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/thecounties/article/2000149304/over-800-health-workers-down-tools-at-moi-teaching-and-referral-hospital

Headline: Over 800 health workers down tools at Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital, services slowed
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Kenya

http://allafrica.com/stories/201501250108.html

Headline: Moi Hospital Staff to Strike

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Palestine

http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=757184

Headline: Unpaid Gaza doctors and nurses protest unpaid salaries

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Portugal

http://www.dnoticias.pt/actualidade/politica/495365-be-reune-se-com-sindicato-dos-enfermeiros-da-madeira

Manchete: BE reúne-se com Sindicato dos Enfermeiros da Madeira

Headline: BE meets with Madeira Nurses Union

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Spain

http://www.20minutos.es/noticia/2359319/0/sindicato-enfermeria-satse-cuestiona-transporte-que-se-usa-urgencias-atencion-primaria/

Titular: El sindicato de enfermería SATSE cuestiona el transporte que se usa en las urgencias de Atención Primaria

Headline: Nursing union SATSE questions the transportation that is used in primary care ERs

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Spain

http://www.heraldo.es/noticias/aragon/huesca_provincia/huesca/2015/01/29/satse_exige_que_amplie_plantilla_enfermeras_del_hospital_sagrado_corazon

Titular: SATSE exige que se amplíe la plantilla de enfermeras del Hospital Sagrado Corazó

Headline: SATSE demands the expansion of nursing staff at the Sagrado Corazó Hospital

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Spain

http://www.diariodicen.es/201501/el-sindicato-de-enfermeria-denuncia-a-las-gerencias-del-area-del-sergas-por-contrataciones-fraudulentas/

Titular: El Sindicato de Enfermería denuncia a las gerencias del área del SERGAS por contrataciones fraudulentas

Headline: Nursing union denounces the management of the SERGAS area for fraudulent contracts

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Spain

http://www.diariosur.es/malaga-capital/201501/28/convocan-huelga-profesionales-enfermeria-20150128144257.html

Titular: Convocan una huelga de profesionales de enfermería en los quirófanos de Carlos Haya

Headline: Nursing professionals call a strike in Carlos Haya operating rooms

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Spain

http://www.laopiniondemalaga.es/malaga/2015/01/29/csif-convoca-huelga-enfermeria-quirofanos/739613.html

Titular: CSIF convoca una huelga de enfermería en los quirófanos del Carlos Haya

Headline: CSIF calls a nursing strike in the operating rooms of Carlos Haya

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Tunisia

http://www.africanmanager.com/180344.html

Titre: Les étudiants de l’ISSIG en grève ouverte

Headline: ISSIG [nursing] students in open strike

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UK

http://4to1.org.uk/statement-nice-ae-guidelines/

Headline: 4:1 statement on NICE A&E Staffing Guidelines

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USA

http://fox40.com/2015/01/29/sacramentos-ebola-readiness-does-little-to-calm-nerves/

Headline: Sacramento’s Ebola readiness does little to calm nerves

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USA

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2015/01/30/ebola-uc-davis-sacramento-california/22572791/

Headline: Patient tested for Ebola at Calif.’s UC Davis hospital

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USA

http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20150124/MAGAZINE/301249953

Headline: Minnesota Nurses chide hospitals for lack of cooperation in state study

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USA

http://chicagomaroon.com/2015/01/30/nurses-union-votes-to-strike-if-negotiations-fail/

Headline: Nurses union votes to strike if negotiations fail

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USA

http://www.filamstar.net/californianews/2500-kaiser-nurses-settle-dispute-with-new-cba.html

Headline: Kaiser, nurses settle dispute with new CBA

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USA

http://www.salon.com/2015/01/25/hes_not_suddenly_paul_krugman_lets_not_morph_obama_into_elizabeth_warren_quite_yet/

Headline: He’s not suddenly Paul Krugman: Let’s not morph Obama into Elizabeth Warren quite yet

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USA

http://www.mercurynews.com/my-town/ci_27395129/kaiser-nurses-ratify-contract

Headline: Kaiser nurses ratify contract

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USA

http://abc7news.com/health/union-says-california-kaiser-nurses-reach-contract-agreement/492036/

Headline: unions says California Kaiser nurses reach contract agreement

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USA

http://news.bna.com/dlln/DLLNWB/split_display.adp?fedfid=61991977&vname=dlrnotallissues&jd=a0g1u2n0z8&split=0

Headline: CNA/NNU Members at Kaiser Permanente In California Ratify Contract Covering 18,000

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USA

http://www.eastbayexpress.com/SevenDays/archives/2015/01/26/after-strikes-and-protests-kaiser-nurses-approve-new-contract

Headline: After Strikes And Protests, Kaiser Nurses Approve New Contract

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USA

http://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/union-california-kaiser-nurses-reach-contract-agreement-28499961

Headline: Union Says California Kaiser Nurses Reach Contract Agreement

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USA

http://kron4.com/2015/01/26/kaiser-nurses-approve-new-contract/

Headline: Kaiser Nurses Approve New Contract

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USA

http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/columnists/benefits-of-keystone-pipeline-exaggerated/article_ae0c5e07-6397-51fb-a9a6-6f2d074cd88e.html

Headline: Benefits of Keystone pipeline exaggerated

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USA

http://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2015/01/29/union-understaffing-at-va-hospital-puts-care-for.html?page=all

Headline: Union: Understaffing at VA hospital puts care for Cincinnati veterans at risk

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USA

http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-nnu-strike-vote-0129-biz-20150128-story.html

Headline: U. of C. nurses expected to authorize a strike

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USA

http://www.wlwt.com/news/nurses-to-picket-outside-cincinnati-va-hospital-on-friday/31004842

Headline: Nurses to picket outside Cincinnati VA Hospital on Friday

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USA

http://inthesetimes.com/article/17548/rahm_emanuel_unions

Headline: Rahm Emanuel Is a Union-buster. So Why Are Chicago Unions Backing Him?

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USA

http://inthesetimes.com/working/entry/17571/richmond_progressive_allianceHeadline:

How Scrappy Community and Labor Activists Took on a California Oil Giant—and Won

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USA

http://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/blog/2015/01/california-nurses-association-ok-kaiser-contract.html

Headline: California Nurses Association OKs Kaiser contract

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USA

http://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2015/01/26/california-kaiser-nurses-reach-contract-agreement/

Headline: California Kaiser Nurses Reach Contract Agreement

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USA

http://www.bizjournals.com/sacramento/news/2015/01/27/nurse-approve-contract-with-kaiser-permanente.html

Headline: Nurses approve contract with Kaiser Permanente

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USA

http://www.timesheraldonline.com/business/20150126/kaiser-nurses-ratify-countrys-largest-nurses-contract

Headline: Kaiser nurses ratify country’s largest nurses contract

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