In December, we were proud to host a labor roundtable about workers’ rights with candidate for President Senator Amy Klobuchar, alongside other local union leaders from United Teachers of Dade, United Faculty of Miami Dade College and the South Florida AFL-CIO. Senator Klobuchar discussed the dignity of work and the necessity of strengthening our unions and protecting rights like collective bargaining. “When ourContinue reading “Member roundtable with Senator Klobuchar”
Unit-based team training We recently hosted a great training for our unit-based teams (UBTs) from Jackson South and Holtz. Teams learned about the rapid improvement model (RIM) and how to craft strategic, measurable goals for their teams to study — for example, improving patient satisfaction within a unit from 75% to 80% or reducing the pharmacyContinue reading “August unit-based team training at Jackson”
This May, we proudly celebrated all the nurses and hospital workers who are truly the heart and soul of Jackson Health System. We are so thankful for each of you and we strive to uplift your work not just during Nurse Hospital Week, but every day of the year. View photos from the celebrations WeContinue reading “Nurse Hospital Week 2019”
SEIU Local 1991 Member Holiday Party Click the above link to see more than 100 photos from our SEIU Local 1991 Holiday Party. Enjoy 🙂
Last week, 100 of our friends and colleagues from JHS went to Tallahassee to lobby legislators on Medicaid expansion and funding for Jackson. See coverage here. They met with dozens of legislators, were recognized in the chamber of the Florida House, held a press conference and delivered personal stories to House Speaker Will Weatherford’s office.Continue reading “Nurse Lobby Day A Success”
Call your state legislator right now at (866) 443-1844 and tell them to support Medicaid expansion. Take a stand for our patients, our hospital and the community. Tell them to take the money and save lives!
Mark your calendar for SEIU Local 1991’s annual NURSE LOBBY DAY! Our union will pay travel expenses for members to attend a two-day lobbying trip on April 17 and 18 in Tallahassee, Florida. It’s a popular and inspirational event. Don’t miss out!
Find your friends at the Local 1991 20th Anniversary Party here.
Nurses and teachers say they’re being pitted against each other in a tug-o-war battle for state cash. Lawmakers are trying to balance the budget with two billion fewer dollars. They plan to cut two billion dollars from heath care and increase education spending by a billion. They joined forces in Tallahassee to announce they will not compete in a budget tug-o-war.