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Global Nurses United News Round-Up – October 12, 2019


Headline: ACTU calls on unions to step up support for refugees

Headline: Never mind the ramping, here’s the hospital bed cuts

Headline: Nurses plan industrial action over pay and staffing

Headline: ‘Aged care’ gets off lightly on ABC’s Q&A, plus Minister states 30 – 60 days wait max. for home care package




Titre: Le Syndicat des infirmières et infirmiers du N.-B. porte plainte contre Vitalité

Headline: NB Nurses Union files suit against Vitalité

Titre: Un ancien employé du CHR critique la prime de 5 % qui sera offerte aux infirmiers

Headline: Former CHR employee criticizes 5% bonus for nurses

Titre: Des infirmières soulagées et des patients mieux traités

Headline: Relieved nurses and better patient care

Headline: All Ontarians deserve fair and equitable access to home care

Headline: Nurses union files labour complaint against Vitalité over 5% bonus for Restigouche nurses




Headline: SGPGI nurses demand cadre restructuring

PGI की नर्सें आज करेंगी विरोध प्रदर्शन, ये हैं मांगे 

Headline: PGI nurses to protest today, these are demands




Headline: 487 waiting for hospital beds this morning

Headline: UHG has second highest number of people on trolleys today

Headline: 41 on trolleys at University Hospital Waterford today

Headline: #Budget2020: ‘Business supportive’ budget broadly welcomed by Irish Tax Institute




Headline: Embu health officer in hospital after assault by police officer

Headline: Runyenjes police inspector hit me, claims nurse




Headline: SC says nurses entitled to P30,000 basic pay

Headline: Group seeks P30,000 basic pay for nurses

Headline: Gov’t nurses must get higher basic pay, SC rules

Headline: Solons cross party-lines to seek salary hike for nurses



South Korea

Headline: The Kwangju Christian Hospital branch goes on strike for over 42 days

Headline: The 2nd round of no-time-limit joint strike against national university hospitals’ indirect employment of irregular workers

Headline: KHMUinfo 9 Workers fired by the Yeungnam University Medical Center have continued to protest on the roof for 100 days now.




Titular: Baleares necesita 3.500 enfermeras para alcanzar la ratio europea, según el SATSE

Headline: The Balearic Islands need 3,500 nurses to reach the European ratio, according to the SATSE

Titular: SATSE denuncia retrasos en la oferta de vacantes de enfermeras

Headline: SATSE denounces delays in job offers for nurses

Titular: Satse pide a la delegada que medie por la desfusión hospitalaria

Headline: Satse asks delegate to mediate in hospital expansion

Titular: Satse pide enfermeras especializadas

Headline: Satse asks for specialized nurses



United Kingdom

Headline: Number of registered nurses on ward linked to safety of staff

Headline: Royal College of Nursing begins strike action ballot in NI

Headline: Nursing union launches unprecedented ballot for strike action

Headline: Legal responsibilities for workforce planning should be enforced

Headline: Two rough sleepers died each day last year sparking urgent plea from nurses

Headline: Bill seeking accountability for nurse staffing put before Parliament

Headline: NMC pilots new counselling service for nurses referred to FtP



United States

Headline: Nurses Unionizing: Benefits of Working in a Union Hospital

Headline: SC upholds validity of minimum base pay for gov’t nurses at SG 15

Headline: Arizona’s registered nurses fight for patients in 24-hour strike

Headline: Nurses at UCMC-affiliated Hospital Vote to Unionize

Headline: After U of Chicago strike, nurses at affiliated hospital vote for unionization

Headline: Why more nurse strikes could be on the horizon in Chicago, nationwide

Headline: Why Are There So Many Filipino Nurses in California?

Headline: Nevada hospital inks 3-year contract with nurses

Headline: Documentary screening and gallery exhibition highlight border towns, draw somber crowd

Headline: 77 groups join to counter Trump administration attack on science advice

Headline: Mayor Jesse Arreguín, City Council members propose outreach coordinator in response to Alta Bates closure

Headline: GM strike enters 4th week with support from another union


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