Allina Proposes New Contract To Union Nurses Allina Health says it's offering a new contract proposal to its union nurses who staff five hospitals in the Twin Cities area. The company has asked the Minnesota Nurses Association to come back to the bargaining table.
In Day 6 Of Nurse Strike, Nurses Say Patient Care SufferingFriday is day six of the seven-day nursing strike in the Twin Cities. Nurses are picketing over staffing issues and work safety at Allina hospitals.
Thousands Of Nurses Continue Strike For Fifth DayIt's day five of a strike at Allina Hospitals involving nearly 5,000 nurses, and Thursday's message centered mainly around staffing.
4,800 Nurses To Strike Sunday At 5 Twin Cities HospitalsAround 4,800 nurses are preparing to launch a one-week strike at five hospitals in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area in a dispute over health insurance.
MNA Members Prepared To Strike After Rejecting Allina Contract OfferThousands of nurses in the Twin Cities said they're willing to go on strike over a contract dispute with Allina Health.
After St. Cloud Shooting, Hospitals Reviewing Workplace Violence PlansAs people prepare to pay their last respects to an Aitkin County Sheriff’s investigator killed in the line of duty, concerns are mounting over the safety inside hospitals.
Minnesota's Post-Election Money Blitz, At A GlancePolitical action committees, lobbyists and everyday Minnesota residents spent hundreds of thousands of dollars after Election Day on campaigns. Those checks gravitated toward groups in power — Republicans who retook control of the House and Senate Democrats who retain the majority until at least 2016.
For Minnesota Nurses, Staffing Study Provides Few AnswersA long-awaited study on nurse staffing levels at Minnesota hospitals has prompted fresh division between nurses and their employers. The Minnesota Nurses Association had hoped the state's study would help nail down firm patient-to-nurse ratios.
Union: Nurses Want Proof Minn. Hospitals Are Ready To Fight Ebola Here in Minnesota, the union that represents thousands of nurses is asking for better training and better gear to deal with Ebola. Members of the Minnesota Nurses Association voted in favor of a resolution that calls on hospitals to provide the highest level of protective equipment, such as hazardous materials suits.
Minn. Nurse Staffing Bill Scaled Back A Minnesota nurses union and the state's hospitals are nearing a deal to study and publish more data about staffing plans rather than put minimum staffing requirements into law.
Battle Brews In Minn. Over Hospital Nurse StaffingMinnesota nurses are forging ahead with a call for state lawmakers to enact standards that dictate how hospitals staff their units.
Twin Cities Hospitals, Nurses Agree To Early Talks The Minnesota Nurses Association has accepted an offer from six Twin Cities hospital systems to hold early contract negotiations.