Organizations

  • Thursday, Feb 11 2016
    Video of UbXdKAbAuXY REGINA, February 11, 2016: Today, the Saskatchewan Union of Nurses (SUN) notified the Saskatchewan Association of Health Organizations (SAHO) that collective bargaining has reached an impasse. This decision comes after more than seven (7) months at the bargaining table. “We are incredibly disappointed and believe this to be a missed opportunity for SAHO to collaborate with the province’s almost 10,000 registered nurses on finding solutions to improving both patient care and workplaces,” says SUN President, Tracy Zambory...
  • Thursday, Jan 28 2016
    January 28, 201 6 (Sault Ste. Marie, ON) – Today the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions published a report which calls for a new approach to health human resources (HHR) planning in order to safeguard the quality of care for patients and families. Bridging the Generational Divide: Nurses United in Providing Quality Patient Care provides stark evidence of the effects of ‘boom to bust’ models of nursing, with health human resource planning changing with every shift in the political landscape...
  • Friday, Dec 18 2015
    The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions will be closed from December 21-January 3 for the Holidays. In case of emergency, please contact Linda Silas at lsilas@nursesunions.ca . Thank you from the CFNU Team.
  • Monday, May 4 2015
    May 4, 2015, Updates Argentina http://www.eldiarionuevodia.com.ar/local/politica/2015/4/24/paro-instrumentadores-enfermeros-quirofano-11851.html Titular: Paro de instrumentadores y enfermeros de quirófano Headline: Strike of operating room technicians and nurses Brazil http://www.mundosindical.com.br/sindicalismo/noticias/noticia.asp?id=20176 Manchete: Enfermeiros pernambucanos fazem paralisação e são recebidos em Salgado Headline: Pernambuco nurses do a stoppage and are received in Salgado Brazil http://www.correiodoestado.com.br/cidades/enfermeiros-se-manifestam-em-sessao-na-camara/245354/ Manchete: Enfermeiros se manifestam em sessão na Câmara Headline: Nurses protest in session in the House Brazil http://www.midiamax.com/saude/257015-enfermeiros-anunciam-indicativo-greve-tres-lagoas.html Manchete: Enfermeiros anunciam indicativo de greve em Três Lagoas Headline: Nurses announce indication of strike...
  • Monday, Apr 27 2015
    The report will contain recommendations including a call for government to enact Presumptive Legislation formally recognizing the ongoing prevalence of PTSD in the nursing profession. Read MNU's media release.
  • Monday, Apr 27 2015
    April 24, 2015 updates Australia http://www.9news.com.au/national/2015/04/20/16/12/calls-for-robin-hood-tax-to-fund-sa-health Headline: Calls for Robin Hood tax to fund SA health Australia http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-04-20/robin-hood-style-tax-dismissed-by-sa-treasurer/6407678 Headline: 'Robin Hood' tax on financial transactions to fund health sector dismissed by SA Treasurer Australia http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/nurses-punched-kicked-and-strangled-at-work-as-violence-escalates-in-victorian-hospitals/story-fni0fit3-1227315908275 Headline: Nurses punched, kicked and strangled at work as violence escalates in Victorian hospitals Australia http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/urgent-explanation-sought-amid-concerns-for-university-of-canberra-public-hospital-20150423-1mrt56.html Headline: Urgent explanation sought amid concerns for University of Canberra public hospital Brazil http://www.faxaju.com.br/conteudo.asp?id=200891 Manchete: Enfermeiros paralisarão por 24 horas em Salgad Headline: Nurses paralyze for 24 hours in...
  • Tuesday, Apr 7 2015
    Some major changes are coming for hospitals across the province as more than 41 per cent of the province’s registered nurses are now aged 50 years or older, with many approaching retirement in the next couple of years. Read full artcile on NBNU site.
  • Monday, Dec 15 2014
    Registered nursing shortage reaches critical level on Bell Island St. John’s, NL – The Registered Nurses’ Union Newfoundland and Labrador (RNUNL) says a registered nursing shortage at the Dr. Walter Templeman Health Care Centre in Bell Island has reached a critical level and is impacting the delivery of health care in the community. There are normally two registered nurses working at the health care centre during the day shift and one registered nurse on the night shift. In early November,...

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