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3 years 11 months ago

Hospital, nurses reach agreement in union battle

According to National Nurses United, St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center in Pueblo has reached an agreement with a federal agency regarding alleged harassment and coercion of registered nurses. National Nurses Organizing Committee-Colorado--an affiliate of National Nurses United, had filed complaints with the National Labor Relations Board. The union claimed the hospital...

4 years 1 month ago

Colorado to allow nurses to give anesthesia

Colorado has joined 15 other states in allowing advanced-practice nurses to administer anesthesia without a doctor's supervision. Gov. Bill Ritter said Monday he made the change to help rural hospitals that don't have anesthesiologists on staff. Anesthesiologists fought the proposal, saying it would put lives at risk. ...

5 years 1 month ago

Nurses' union threatens strike over swine flu

A nurses' union is threatening a one-day strike at 34 hospitals across California, accusing them of poor swine flu preparedness. California Nurses Association spokesman Chuck Idelson says up to 16,000 registered nurses will strike on Oct. 30 if federal swine flu recommendations aren't written into their contracts. Idelson said Monday...

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