We’ve all heard — or experienced — our share of healthcare horror stories. While some of those tales relate to the treatment side of things, the majority of these tales
Category: New York
4,000 Nurses at NewYork-Presbyterian Reach Tentative Agreement on Contract; Others Still Aim to Avert Strike
Nearly 4,000 nurses who are members of the New York State Nurses Association reached a tentative agreement on a fair contract with NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital on Dec. 31. The agreement came
An arbitrator’s non-binding report on December 15, 2022, recommended that New York City switch over 250,000 retired city workers and their dependents to the privatized health insurance plan known as
A 2021 New York State law establishing staffing minimums in nursing homes will soon begin to be enforced. Approximately 75% of the state’s 600 nursing homes have violated the standards.
Larry Hughes, a 61-year member of New York’s Local 6A union, the Cement and Concrete Laborers, joined the union in 1961. Both of his grandfathers were born into slavery, and