Global Nurses United News round up

Posted on August 12, 2015, 10:29 am
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Australia

 

http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2015/08/04/sa-nurses-fear-penalty-rates-proposal

 

Headline: SA nurses fear penalty rates proposal

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Australia

 

http://www.9news.com.au/national/2015/08/06/10/14/vic-nuses-consider-strike-over-parking-fee

 

Headline: Vic nurses weigh up strike over car fee

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Australia

 

http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/cabrini-hospital-wants-nurses-to-pay-for-parking-20150805-girylb.html

 

Headline: Cabrini wants nurses to pay for parking

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Canada

 

http://blogs.windsorstar.com/open-newsroom/letters/health-human-resources-plan-needed

 

Headline: Health human resources plan needed

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Canada

 

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/nurses-union-province-reach-tentative-agreement-1.3174302

 

Headline: Nurses union, province reach tentative agreement

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Canada

 

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/nova-scotia-nurses-doubling-salaries-due-to-overtime-1.3180562

 

Headline: Nova Scotia nurses doubling salaries due to overtime

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Canada

 

http://ici.radio-canada.ca/regions/atlantique/2015/08/06/003-infirmieres-double-salaire-ne.shtml

 

Titre: Des infirmières qui gagnent le double de leur salaire en heures supplémentaires, en N.-É.

 

Headline: Nurses who earn double their salary in overtime, in NS

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Canada

 

http://www.courrierlaval.com/Actualites/2015-08-05/article-4236970/Le-Syndicat-des-infirmieres-inquiet/1

 

Titre: Le Syndicat des infirmières inquiet

 

Headline: The nurses’ union worried

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Dominican Republic

 

http://www.7dias.com.do/portada/2015/08/05/i194031_trabajadores-salud-manifiestan-para-reclamar-pib-destine-sector.html#.VcSmC_lViko

 

Titular: Trabajadores de Salud se manifiestan para reclamar 5% PIB se destine a sector

 

Headline: Health workers demonstrate to demand 5% of GDP is allocated for sector

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Dominican Republic

 

http://www.elnuevodiario.com.do/app/article.aspx?id=438302

 

Titular: Enfermeras exigen frente al Palacio Nacional un 5% del PIB para sector Salud

 

Headline: Nurses demand in front of National Palace 5% of GDP for health sector

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Dominican Republic

 

http://www.entornointeligente.com/articulo/6623215/Gremios-siguen-en-vigilia-por-reivindicaciones

 

Titular: Gremios siguen en vigilia por reivindicaciones

 

Headline: Unions remain in vigil for claims

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Dominican Republic

 

http://www.entornointeligente.com/articulo/6623230/Gremios-reclaman-5-PIB-para-Salud

 

Titular: Gremios reclaman 5% PIB para Salud

Headline: Unions claim 5% of GDP for health

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Ghana

 

http://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/Psychiatric-nurses-in-Accra-declare-sit-down-strike-372855

 

Headline: Psychiatric nurses in Accra declare sit-down strike

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Ghana

 

http://pulse.com.gh/health/salary-arrears-3000-nurses-midwives-in-ghana-to-strike-id4032699.html

 

Headline: 3,000 nurses, midwives in Ghana to strike

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Greece

 

http://www.ygeia360.gr/el/health-politics/item/18128-pasonop-peripoy-10200-einai-oi-kenes-organikes-theseis-noshleytwn

 

Headline: Almost 10.200 empty positions of nurses
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Greece
http://www.tanea.gr/news/greece/article/5263967/sto-74-1-h-plhrothta-noshleytikoy-proswpikoy-sto-esy/

Headline: 74.1% the completeness of nurses in Greek Public Healthcare System

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Greece
http://www.e-typos.com/gr/ellada/article/142741/keni-einai-i-mia-stis-tesseris-organikes-theseis-nosileutikou-prosopikou-tou-esu-/

Headline: One empty position for nurses from the 4 needed.

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Greece
http://www.onmed.gr/ygeia-eidhseis/item/333099-pasonop-sto-74-1–i-plirotita-nosileftikoy-prosopikoy-sto-esy

 

Headline: Only 74.1% the completeness of nurses in Greek Public Healthcare System
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Greece
http://www.dikaiologitika.gr/eidhseis/asfalish/71109/esy-keni-mia-stis-4-organikes-theseis-nosileftikoy-prosopikoy

 

Headline: One empty position for nurses from the 4 needed.

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Greece

 

http://www.ekathimerini.com/200329/article/ekathimerini/news/union-says-one-in-four-nursing-positions-vacant

 

Headline: Union says one in four nursing positions vacant

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Honduras

 

http://www.laprensa.hn/inicio/865963-417/enfermeras-del-miguel-paz-barahona-est%C3%A1n-de-brazos-ca%C3%ADdos

 

Titular: Enfermeras del Miguel Paz Barahona están de brazos caídos

 

Headline: Nurses of Miguel Paz Barahona are on sitdown

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Honduras

 

http://www.laprensa.hn/honduras/866173-410/enfermeras-del-miguel-paz-barahona-a-paro-hoy

 

Titular: Enfermeras del Miguel Paz Barahona a paro hoy

 

Headline: Nurses of Miguel Paz Barahona on strike today

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Honduras

 

http://www.elheraldo.hn/pais/864961-214/gobierno-de-honduras-y-gremio-de-enfermeras-a-reuni%C3%B3n-este-lunes

 

Titular: Gobierno de Honduras y gremio de enfermeras a reunión este lunes

 

Headline: Government of Honduras and nurses’ union meet this Monday

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Honduras

 

http://www.laprensa.hn/honduras/865057-410/enfermeras-reclamar%C3%A1n-en-di%C3%A1logo-por-despido-de-unas-500-agremiadas

 

Titular: Enfermeras reclamarán en diálogo por despido de unas 500 agremiadas

 

Headline: Nurses claim in dialogue for 500 union members dismissed

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Honduras

 

http://www.prensa-latina.cu/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&idioma=1&id=4043121&Itemid=1

 

Titular: Gobierno hondureño y gremio de enfermeros dialoga para evitar paro

Headline: Honduran government and nurses union dialogue to avoid stoppage

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Ireland

 

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/health/hospital-group-nursing-chiefs-to-get-pay-rises-of-600-a-month-1.2307990

 

Headline: Hospital group nursing chiefs to get pay rises of €600 a month

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Ireland

 

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/health/patients-on-trolleys-in-hospitals-during-july-hits-record-6-700-1.2305037

 

Headline: Patients on trolleys in hospitals during July hits record 6,700

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Ireland

 

http://talkofthetown.ie/2015/08/05/more-on-trolleys-in-lourdes-hospital-than-anywhere-else-last-month/

 

Headline: More on trolleys in Lourdes Hospital than anywhere else last month

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Ireland

 

http://www.thesundaytimes.co.uk/sto/news/ireland/article1588390.ece?CMP=OTH-gnws-standard-2015_08_01

 

Headline: Nurses seek parity on pay

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Mexico

 

http://www.am.com.mx/lapiedad/local/hay-deficit-de-enfermeras-220554.html

 

Titular: ‘Hay déficit de enfermeras’

 

Headline: ‘There is a shortage of nurses’

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Mexico

 

http://www.reforma.com/aplicacioneslibre/articulo/default.aspx?id=607179&md5=b49fc6c82c4d8065e122fbcd63fad010&ta=0dfdbac11765226904c16cb9ad1b2efe

 

Titular: Protestan enfermeras por falta de pago

Headline: Nurses protest for non payment

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Mexico

 

http://netnoticias.mx/2015-07-31-8ba7ecbb/protestan-medicos-y-enfermeras-contra-la-reforma-de-salud/

 

Titular: Protestan médicos y enfermeras contra la reforma de salud

 

Headline: Doctors and nurses protest against the health reform

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South Africa

 

http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/Two-nurses-assaulted-at-work-in-Northern-Cape-20150805

 

Headline: Two nurses assaulted at work in Northern Cape

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South Africa

 

http://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/2015/08/01/nurses-beaten-up-in-ward

 

Headline: Nurses Beaten Up in Ward

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Spain

 

http://www.diariocordoba.com/noticias/cordobalocal/hospital-incumple-dotacion-enfermeros-satse_979693.html

 

Titular: El hospital incumple la dotación de enfermeros, según Satse

 

Headline: The hospital violates the provision of nurses, according to Satse

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Spain

 

http://www.rtve.es/noticias/20150807/profesionales-sanidad-madrid-coinciden-espana-esta-mejor-preparada-contra-ebola-ano-despues-del-primer-caso/1195460.shtml

 

Titular: Los profesionales y Sanidad de Madrid coinciden en que España está mejor preparada contra el ébola un año después del primer caso

Headline: Health professionals from Madrid agree that Spain is better prepared against Ebola one year after the first case

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UK

 

http://www.expressandstar.com/news/2015/08/06/italian-midwives-fly-over-to-ease-pressure-in-walsall/

 

Headline: Italian midwives fly over to ease pressure in Walsall

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UK

 

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/nhs/11782319/Patient-safety-at-risk-from-NHS-cuts.html

 

Headline: Patient safety at risk from NHS cuts

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USA

 

http://www.pasadenaweekly.com/cms/story/detail/fighting_on/14779/

 

Headline: Huntington Hospital nurses talk about union effort at community meeting

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USA

 

https://www.ringoffireradio.com/2015/08/roseann-demoro-one-of-the-most-powerful-union-leaders-explains-why-hillary-is-having-issues/

 

Headline: RoseAnn DeMoro, one of the Most Powerful Union Leaders, Explains Why Hillary is Having Issues

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USA

http://www.tampabay.com/news/health/nurses-at-st-petersburg-general-hospital-plan-protest-claiming-staffing/2239818

 

Headline: Nurses protest at St. Petersburg General Hospital, claiming staffing shortages

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USA

 

http://www.bizjournals.com/tampabay/blog/morning-edition/2015/08/nurses-at-st-petersburg-general-hospitalprotest.html

 

Headline: Nurses at St Petersburg General Hospital Protest

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USA

 

http://www.dclabor.org/home/nurses-call-for-expansion-of-medicare-to-all

 

Headline: Nurses Call for Expansion of Medicare to All

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USA

 

http://www.oregonlive.com/opinion/index.ssf/2015/08/what_bernie_sanders_popularity.html

 

Headline: What Bernie Sanders’ popularity means

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USA

 

http://www.latinoshealth.com/articles/8187/20150804/women-african-americans-higher-risk-death-following-heart-attack.htm

 

Headline: Women & African Americans at Higher Risk for Death Following Heart Attack

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USA

 

http://advocate.stpaulunions.org/2015/07/31/dayton-ellison-celebrate-medicares-50th-birthday-with-minnesota-nurses/

 

Headline: Dayton, Ellison celebrate Medicare’s 50th birthday with Minnesota Nurses

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USA

 

http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/workforce-labor-management/california-union-certified-to-represent-nurses-at-los-angeles-medical-center-3-things-to-know.html

 

Headline: California union certified to represent nurses at Los Angeles Medical Center: 3 things to know

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USA

 

http://www.wbjournal.com/article/20150805/HEALTH/150809976

 

Headline: Nashoba Valley nurses to picket as Steward talks continue

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USA

 

https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2015/08/05/how-much-more-does-ceo-make-you-may-find-out/Vl5Bz6T3k3jgJNba7gzJAK/story.html

 

Headline: New rule could fuel debate over CEO pay

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USA

 

http://www.healthcarefinancenews.com/news/toyota-helps-harbor-ucla-tighten-operations

 

Headline: Toyota helps Harbor-UCLA tighten operations

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USA

 

http://lakewoodobserver.com/read/2015/08/04/large-crowd-celebrates-medicare-rallies-for-lakewood-hospital

 

Headline: Large crowd celebrates Medicare, rallies for Lakewood Hospital

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USA

 

http://lawstreetmedia.com/elections/bernie-sanders-medicare-50th-anniversary/

 

Headline: Bernie Sanders: Making Medicare an Issue in 2016

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USA

 

http://amsterdamnews.com/news/2015/aug/06/unions-and-black-lives-matter

 

Headline: Unions and ‘Black Lives Matter’

 

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USA

 

http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/news/ct-sta-kadner-stop-the-chop-st-0806-20150805-story.html#page=1

 

Headline: Kadner: Even people who favor taxes want a tax break

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Venezuela

 

http://www.eluniversal.com/nacional-y-politica/150803/enfermeros-de-nueva-esparta-protestan-por-bajos-salarios

 

Titular: Enfermeros de Nueva Esparta protestan por bajos salarios

 

Headline: Nurses of Nueva Esparta protest low wages

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Venezuela

 

http://www.elsoldemargarita.com.ve/posts/post/id:154398/Enfermeros-tomaron-hospital-Luis-Ortega-presionando-por-aumento-salarial

 

Titular: Enfermeros tomaron hospital Luis Ortega presionando por aumento salarial

Headline: Nurses took Luis Ortega hospital pressing for wages increase

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Venezuela

 

http://www.el-carabobeno.com/ciudad/articulo/109910/enfermeros-de-la-chet-realizaron-asamblea-para-discutir-contrato-colectivo

 

Titular: Enfermeros de la CHET realizaron asamblea para discutir contrato colectivo

Headline: CHET nurses hold assembly to discuss collective agreement

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