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St. Francis News
Posted on May 18, 2011
Three days of marathon bargaining have ended, and here’s what SFRNA Nurses have to say: “Negotiations cover many important RN concerns. Each proposal carries just as much weight as the previous and affects my practice in its entirety.” –Celestine, 7th Floor Med-Surg “Our issues are not dealt with in a timely manner by management.” –Cora […]
Posted on May 17, 2011
Bargaining Team Presents New Proposals: Professional Practice Standards & Delivery of Safe Outstanding Care On Tuesday, SFRNA Bargaining Team members presented a new proposal to address the various staffing concerns raised by members. Bargaining Team members spoke up about our ability to deliver safe, quality care. Rosa Carcamo ER RN, told Management, “The ER Department […]
Posted on May 16, 2011
St. Frances Registered Nurses Association and St. Francis Medical Center Negotiations started this morning at Long Beach Marriott in Long Beach. The Bargaining Team felt strongly supported by the tremendous turn out during the first day. After the Introduction and opening statements, Management made presentations on financial status and pension information. Our Bargaining Team presented […]
Posted on April 14, 2011
St. Francis is a strong hospital because we’ve got a good contract that guarantees a voice and respect for nurses—the backbone of the hospital. We must do what it takes to keep it that way. Come to the Bargaining Kick-Off and attend all bargaining sessions.
Posted on April 14, 2011
We cast our votes in large numbers and on Wednesday, March 24 they were all counted. We have a new bargaining team to champion our issues in upcoming contract talks.
Posted on March 17, 2011
Voting is now taking place for the St. Francis Negotiating Committee. Ballots were mailed to your home on March 7th and are due back by March 21st (please mail them back). The following RNs have been nominated and are running for the negotiating committee: Miriam Pinawin, RN, BSN, NICU Diane Thomas, RN, Med Surg/4 Margo […]
Posted on March 8, 2011
Nurses screened hundreds of patients, and optometrists gazed into more than 200 eyeballs at this year’s African American Men’s Health and Empowerment Summit. Though the program is known as the Black Barbershop Outreach Program, this year’s event was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center, a sign of its continued growth and success.
Posted on February 6, 2009
UNAC nurses–including SFRNA’s own Scott Byington–and staff members marched and rallied in the pouring rain on February 5th to show support for the Employee Free Choice Act, which will give working people the right to choose to join a union by signing cards, establish stronger penalties against employers who violate the rights of employees trying […]
Posted on September 15, 2008
UNAC/UHCP members are making terrific strides in contract negotiations. The bargaining team from the St. Francis Registered Nurses Association won a strong new contract that includes across-the-board wage increases, new resources to help nurses further upgrade their skills and education, and the creation of a new category rewarding nurses who earn a master’s degree. SFRNA […]