PoramapornN via Flickr A "fake nursing school" in Koreatown agreed to pay a half-million-dollar settlement to students who authorities say were tricked into paying thousands of dollars in tuition to become registered nurses, according to a statement from the office of California Attorney Gene ... More >>
Blocked from striking by a temporary restraining order, thousands of registered nurses at University of California medical centers are nonetheless holding rallies Thursday, including one at UCLA, to protest staffing shortages and patient safety issues. Beth Kean, chief negotiator for the Cali ... More >>
California nurses have threatened a major walk-out on Oct. 30. Judging by the headlines in the press -- "Nurses Plan Strike Over Swine Flu Conditions at Hospitals," says the L.A. Times -- you'd almost believe that 16,000 nurses' biggest concern is that they might be infected with H1N1.Score one for ... More >>
At a time when organized labor should be poised to charge into a new activist era with the President they helped elect last November, service-sector unions appear instead to be headed into civil war. After the garment and hotel workers unions merged in 2005 to create UNITE HERE, the two factions a ... More >>
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