UNAC/UHCP’s new elected officers are Executive Vice President Denise Duncan, RN, Secretary Charmaine Morales, RN, and Treasurer Jettie Deden-Castillo, NP.Click to Read More
Murrieta registered nurses and firefighters called for a dedicated dispatch nurse at the Inland Valley ER to assist paramedics and route ambulance traffic. See the extensive press coverage.Click to Read More
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After a long battle, the registered nurses at Chino Valley Medical Center have ratified their first contract! Among the benefits won in the contract:
* No increase on health care costs over the life of the three-year contract
* Improvements in preceptor pay
* First ever guaranteed wage … Read More…
Corona Regional Medical Center will implement a paperless record system on June 2. This complicated health care IT system will be put in place despite urgent calls by the Corona nurses to provide additional training so that patients will not be at risk. Nurses at Corona mailed and faxed a letter to the Interim Chief Nursing Officer Sheila Martin on May 31, urging the hospital to delay the implementation so that patient safety is not at risk.
On May 29, the California Senate passed SB 491, the UNAC/UHCP endorsed bill authored by Sen Ed Hernandez that would expand the scope of practice for nurse practitioners, optometrists, and pharmacists.
The bill will now go to the California Assembly.
FVPA had two days of eventful bargaining this week, which saw management submit an insulting counter to the Union’s compensation proposal on day one. On day two, dozens of RNs and professionals showed up to protest. But at noon management proposed to increase our contribution to our medical plans. Click through to learn more.
Our Negotiating Team has reviewed our bargaining surveys, to identify key issues for negotiations. We’ve also made a great start in negotiations, reaching tentative agreement on nine contract articles. We negotiate again Tuesday, May 21. Click through for more details.