Member roundtable with Senator Klobuchar

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”

August unit-based team training at Jackson

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”

Nurse Lobby Day A Success

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”