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February 5, 2018
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Huffington Post Blog: Nurses Go To Work Expecting To Be Hurt By Patients. This Has To End

By Linda Silas, President of the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions Nurses Go To Work Expecting To Be Hurt By Patients. This Has To End They also expect to be dismissed or ignored when they complain or report it. Huffington Post Blog – February 5, 2018 People are shocked when they hear front-line nurses’ stories of workplace […]

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May 17, 2017
Safe Staffing

National expert of safe RN staffing speaks to MHAs

The Registered Nurses’ Union Newfoundland and Labrador (RNU) hosted a breakfast Tuesday for 15 MHAs and others to hear from from Mike Villeneuve, a nurse leader known nationally for his work in health system policy and the future of nursing.  “Today, we presented extensive research on the impact of RN staffing,” said RNU president Debbie […]

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March 21, 2017
Mental Health Pharmacare Safe Staffing

10 things unions are looking for in Budget 2017

After the Trudeau government introduced its first budget last year, Canada’s unions were optimistic, but knew that much more would be needed to really build a fairer and more prosperous Canada. Infrastructure funding, and improvements to EI and the Guaranteed Income Supplement for seniors emerged as highlights in the 2016 budget. But working Canadians and […]

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