AFL-CIO: Unforgettable Days in Puerto Rico

March 20, 2018

“There are days in our lives that are unforgettable,” writes Gonzalo Salvador in the AFL-CIO blog Now. “They are entrenched in our minds. They follow us like perennial shadows. Six months ago, I spent five days in Puerto Rico—two weeks after […]

Nurses Win Violence Prevention Standard

October 23, 2016

A set of trailblazing regulations to prevent workplace violence in California’s hospitals and care facilities gained unanimous approval Thursday from the state’s Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board. Health care workers experience rates of non-fatal injuries due to workplace violence five to […]

Striking Nurses at Minnesota Hospitals to Vote on Contract

September 30, 2016

Striking nurses at five Minnesota hospitals will vote on a contract offer next week, even though union leaders said Friday that they’re still not pleased with the company’s proposals for health insurance and staffing levels. The Minnesota Nurses […]

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