Navigation Links
Nearly 900 Workers at Caritas St. Elizabeth's Medical Center Make History With Vote to Join 1199SEIU
Date:4/9/2009

In one of the largest hospital union elections in New England history, workers unite for quality patient care and good, secure jobs

BOSTON, April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Healthcare workers at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, the largest medical center in the Caritas Christi Health Care chain, today announced they have voted to join 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East following a hospital-wide vote.

The vote means more than 850 St. Elizabeth's Medical Center workers will officially join 1199SEIU, just weeks after the announcement of an historic accord between 1199SEIU and Caritas Christi Health Care pledging free and fair voting conditions for employees while they are deciding whether to join a union. A smaller group of skilled maintenance workers also voted to join the Area Trade Council.

"We are overjoyed by the news and thrilled that the new leadership of Caritas gave us the opportunity to make this decision for ourselves," said St. Elizabeth's Medical Center employee Sonia Marshall, "We believe in the mission of St. Elizabeth's, and we're excited about working together to make the quality of care at our hospital the best that it can be. We look forward to the day when all of our colleagues across Boston are able to have free and fair union elections."

Caritas Christi Health Care, the largest community-based health system in Massachusetts, and 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, the state's largest healthcare union, reached an historic accord in January 2009. Caritas Christi and the members of 1199SEIU will work together on efforts around employee training and education, as well as employee and patient satisfaction, to usher in the next level of health care quality and patient satisfaction.

"We warmly and enthusiastically welcome St. Elizabeth's workers into our union," said 1199SEIU President George Gresham. "This is a time of great challenges and u
'/>"/>

SOURCE 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Survey Shows Nearly 40 Percent of Americans Reel From Heel Pain
2. Consumer Reports Poll: Nearly 3 in 10 Hispanics Opted Not to Fill M.D. Script for Cost Reasons
3. US Spinal Nonfusion Procedures Set to Increase Nearly Five Times From 2008 to 2013, According to Millennium Research Group
4. Case Western Reserve awarded nearly $1 million from Research to Prevent Blindness Foundation
5. Nearly 1.4 Million Sustain Traumatic Brain Injuries Each Year
6. Give Kids A Smile Provides Free Oral Health Care to Nearly Half-Million Children
7. 17th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Party Celebrating the Academy Awards Raises Nearly $4 Million
8. CRESTOR Cuts Risk of Stroke by Nearly Half in JUPITER Study
9. States Expand Newborn Screening for Life-Threatening Disorders; New March of Dimes Report Finds State-By-State Gaps Nearly Eliminated
10. CHPA, Nielsen: OTC Heartburn Therapy Saves Nearly $800 Million Annually, Vast Majority of OTC Heartburn Consumers Satisfied
11. Bed Bugs, Nearly Eradicated, Make a Comeback
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/31/2014)... study published today in Genes & Development ... Sciences Centre,s DNA Replication group, in collaboration with ... intricate mechanisms involved in the enzyme that governs ... sophisticated system using synthetic, chemical and structural biology ... involved in duplicating genetic information embraces DNA through ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... LDM Global ( http://www.ldmglobal.com ) announces the ... simplified and predictable with fixed fees across the board, ... international provider of legal discovery management services for law ... apparent that both the courts and legal counsel alike ... complex pricing structure that plagues the litigation support industry. ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... 2014 The Alaska Center for ... new dentist Dr. Jonathan Oudin, DDS, who will begin ... in Barrow, Alaska, for three years. According to Teresa ... Dr. Oudin to help take on new patients. , ... continue growing and serving the greater Anchorage metro community," ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Transplant surgeons often feel ... for burnout, a new study suggests. Nearly ... reported having a low sense of personal accomplishment ... emotionally exhausted, researchers found. "Burnout is common ... study co-author Dr. Marwan Abouljoud, director of the ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... algorithm aimed to diagnose pediatric patients with suspected ... scans, without affecting diagnostic accuracy, Mayo Clinic Children,s ... published in the journal Surgery . , ... acute abdominal pain in children. Appendicitis occurs when ... CT scans are often used to diagnose acute ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Molecular gate that could keep cancer cells locked up 2Health News:LDM Global Announces Predictable Simple Fixed-Fee Pricing 2Health News:Dr. Jonathan Oudin to Join Alaska Center for Dentistry at Wasilla Location 2Health News:Burnout Common Among Transplant Surgeons, Study Reveals 2
... to more false positives, additional work-ups , , THURSDAY, Jan. ... estimating glomerular filtration (eGFR) rates from routine blood work ... with chronic kidney disease, U.S. researchers report. , The ... kidneys over time, and its formula factors in measures ...
... BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Chindex International, Inc.,(Nasdaq: ... of western healthcare,products and services in the People,s Republic ... third quarter 2009 financial results on Monday,February 9, 2009, ... 8:00 am ET that day to discuss financial results. ...
... Meditation technique may help keep discomfort at bay, study ... Zen meditation appears to reduce sensitivity to moderate pain ... "Previous studies had already shown that teaching patients with ... no one had examined how these effects might come ...
... management system designed to meet unique supply management ... Fla., Jan. 29 Omnicell, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... solutions to acute healthcare facilities, and Shands HealthCare ... chain management systems (formerly known as OptiFlex SS) ...
... and FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 29 Houlihan Smith,& ... into Tri-Tech Health, LLC, (Tri-Tech Health) as announced by,Charles ... The,advisory services were led by Houlihan Smith Managing ... , "We have been working ...
... Cholera Outbreak STAMFORD, Conn., Jan. 29 AmeriCares is ... in an effort to stem a deadly cholera outbreak ... outbreak is one of Africa,s deadliest in 15 years ... is at risk. With limited medical resources and dismal ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Kidney Function Test May Not Be Cost-Effective 2Health News:Chindex International, Inc. to Report Fiscal Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results 2Health News:The Zen Way to Pain Relief 2Health News:The Zen Way to Pain Relief 3Health News:The Zen Way to Pain Relief 4Health News:Shands HealthCare Increases Operational Efficiency in Surgical Suites With Omnicell Supply Systems 2Health News:Shands HealthCare Increases Operational Efficiency in Surgical Suites With Omnicell Supply Systems 3Health News:Houlihan Smith Arranges Equity Investment Into Tri-Tech Health, LLC 2Health News:AmeriCares Doubles Aid to Zimbabwe 2
(Date:7/31/2014)... July 31, 2014  Decision Resources Group,s ... about by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), ... of pharmaceutical therapies. The ACA altered how ... new regulations and expanded access via government-supported ... health exchanges—state-based marketplaces set up by states ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... LISBON, Portugal , July 31, 2014 ... Cork, Ireland has successfully passed a pre-approval ... The inspection, carried out by the FDA Consumer Safety ... initially planned, started on 21 st July and concluded ... to be compliant with the principles and guidelines of Good ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. ... news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks ... - Free Report ), Gilead (Nasdaq: GILD - Free ... ), AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV - Free Report ) and ... Today, Zacks is promoting its ,Buy, stock recommendations. Get ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Health Exchanges Drive Change In MCO Strategies And Physician Prescribing Decisions; Impact On Pharma Mixed 2Health Exchanges Drive Change In MCO Strategies And Physician Prescribing Decisions; Impact On Pharma Mixed 3Health Exchanges Drive Change In MCO Strategies And Physician Prescribing Decisions; Impact On Pharma Mixed 4Successful FDA Inspection at Hovione's API Manufacturing Plant in Cork, Ireland 2The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Biogen, Gilead, Puma Biotechnology, AbbVie and Celgene 2The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Biogen, Gilead, Puma Biotechnology, AbbVie and Celgene 3The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Biogen, Gilead, Puma Biotechnology, AbbVie and Celgene 4The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Biogen, Gilead, Puma Biotechnology, AbbVie and Celgene 5The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Biogen, Gilead, Puma Biotechnology, AbbVie and Celgene 6
... Pharmaceutical Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: PRTT ) announced ... and patents-applications to Grunenthal GmbH, a German specialty pharmaceutical company ... The patent portfolio includes innovative pain drugs that address the ... Protect,s Chief Operating Officer, said, "We are very happy to ...
... NEW YORK, Feb. 9, 2011 Reportlinker.com ... is available in its catalogue: ... and Vulnerable Plaque Treatment 2011 ... report details the responses of a comprehensive ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Protect Pharma Sells Patent Portfolio to Grunenthal GmbH 2Reportlinker Adds Global Physician Survey on Stents, Stent-Grafts and Vulnerable Plaque Treatment 2011 2
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
Medicine Products: