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Category Archives: Member Activism
Keep Americans Covered
In January, Congress could rush to vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the first in a series of steps that could result in chaos for working families, healthcare workers, and patients and consumers. That’s why two Local 1991 nurses from Jackson joined 200 SEIU nurses, doctors and healthcare workers in Washington, D.C. in December.Continue reading “Keep Americans Covered”
Local 1991 Members Help Pass ARNP Bill
Central 6 Team Calls for Safer Patient Care
Fight for $15 Rocks Florida
On Nov. 10, thousands of people in hundreds of cities across the country rallied to raise the minimum wage. In Florida, more than 2100 people turned out in more than 20 cities across the state.
Labor Management Partnership Launches
More than 100 Local 1991 members and Jackson managers recently launched an exciting new partnership to transform Jackson’s culture into one of constant learning and collaboration at all levels. The group came together to learn about the process and begin training to work in teams to tackle issues in their areas.
Staffing Ratios – Monitoring Compliance
Over the past year, Jackson has hired hundreds of nurses in order to prepare for this day, but we know some areas are still falling short. Now that the deadline is upon us, our union is launching a campaign to monitor nurse assignments and demand management find solutions to reach compliance, as required by our contract.
Fight for $15 Gains Ground
Ahead of the largest-ever mobilization of underpaid workers set to take place on April 15, everyone from the chairman of Ben & Jerry’s board to late night comedians to the editorial page of the New York Times is lining up behind the overwhelming call for $15 an hour and union rights.
2014 Year in Review
As we come to the end of another year at Jackson Health System, it’s worth taking a quick look at all we’ve accomplished together in 2014!
Help Get Out the Vote!
All the polls are showing the race for Governor is a dead heat. It will all come down to who can turn out their people to vote. At Local 1991, we are committed to ensuring each of our members casts their ballot. VOTE TODAY! Learn everything you need to be election ready here. We justContinue reading “Help Get Out the Vote!”