Pa. needs more health care workers, not mandates – LVB

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Listen to this article As leaders from the Commonwealth’s business and health care communities, we are working collaboratively to address the workforce emergency that threatens Pennsylvania’s entire health care system. Pennsylvania hospitals report that staff vacancy rates are in excess of 30 percent for registered nurses, support staff, and many other professionals who help care … Read more

After historic strike, Kaiser Permanente workers win 21% raise over 4 years

After historic strike, Kaiser Permanente workers win 21% raise over 4 years

Striking Kaiser Permanente workers on the picket line in front of a hospital in Vallejo, Calif., on Oct. 6. A deal to avert another strike came together Friday. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Striking Kaiser Permanente workers on the picket line in front of a hospital in Vallejo, Calif., on … Read more

Negotiations to resume between Kaiser, health care workers

Contract negotiations are expected to resume Thursday between Kaiser Permanente and a coalition of unions representing thousands of its workers who staged a three-day strike last week, and who could walk out again next month if an agreement isn’t reached. Roughly 75,000 workers represented by the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions walked off the job … Read more

Canceled appointments, low wages, and poor staffing among problems at R.I. health clinic, workers say – The Boston Globe

Teresa Peixoto, a medical specialist at the Providence Community Health Center on Allens Avenue in Providence, said it's difficult to take a lunch or bathroom break at work due to low staffing.

“We have a very hard time maintaining appointments. This happens every day,” Peixoto, a health center associate at PCHC for the last 14 years, said in an interview. “We have a shortage of providers. It would be nice if some of the doctors out there could come work here and provide care to those who … Read more