Find Your Union Steward!

The union steward elected for your area is responsible for: Organizing members to address workplace issues and assist members in problem solving and resolving issues. Inspiring members to get involved in union activities. Distributing flyers and other communications to members in your unit/area. Communicating member concerns and issues to union leadership and staff as necessary.Continue reading “Find Your Union Steward!”

We are urging our political and community leaders to declare their support for Jackson with the “Five Point Pledge.” The pledge has been delivered to the Public Health Trust Board, Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners and Dade Legislative Delegation and other community leaders. Our patients, our community, and our employees need Jackson to survive andContinue reading

Read “JMH’s Fate, “a Letter to the Editor From Local 1991 Trustee David Woolsey, MD

A county task force comprising leaders from the private healthcare industry thinks Jackson Memorial Hospital should become a private, nonprofit entity. Who would have guessed? Why are we asking this group of hospitals, which collectively provide the next best care in our community, to determine the fate of Jackson Health System, which consistently provides theContinue reading “Read “JMH’s Fate, “a Letter to the Editor From Local 1991 Trustee David Woolsey, MD”

A Jackson Patient Tells Her Story…

When Delores Willis’ daughter became ill, she brought her little girl to the emergency room at Holtz Children’s Hospital. Delores was so impressed with the care that her child received, she wrote a letter to The Miami Herald. In support of Martha Baker’s May 5 Other Views column, Solutions from the inside, I have toContinue reading “A Jackson Patient Tells Her Story…”