Minnesota Nurses Association
Political 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.
A 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.
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.
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.
Minnesota nurses are forging ahead with a call for state lawmakers to enact standards that dictate how hospitals staff their units.
The Minnesota Nurses Association has accepted an offer from six Twin Cities hospital systems to hold early contract negotiations.
Nurses at Ely-Bloomenson Community Hospital have voted to reject the hospital’s final contract offer and instead authorize their negotiators to call a strike.
Registered nurses at Fairview-owned Range Regional Health Services have voted to authorize a strike after rejecting a mediated offer.
Nurses at Range Regional Health Services in Hibbing have voted to authorize their union to strike.
The Minnesota Nurses Association says its members at Fairview-owned Range Regional Health Services in Hibbing will take a vote that could authorize a strike by 150 nurses.
A state senator from Hutchinson is refusing to meet with representatives from groups that supported his opponent in the last election.
Thousands of Minnesota nurses have voted to authorize another strike on 14 hospitals in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. The Minnesota Nurses Association says 84 percent of nurses voted yes to authorize an open-ended strike. The […]