Kaiser Walkout for Improved Patient Care Kicks Off Day of Action for Ebola, Patient Safety Standards in 16 States, DC
With strikes and other protest actions fast approaching, talks between registered nurses and one of the nation’s biggest hospital and insurance chains Kaiser Permanente stalled Thursday setting the stage for a strike by 18,000 Kaiser RNs Tuesday November 11 kicking off a historic international day of actions on Wednesday, November 12.
National Nurses United and its affiliate members, including the California Nurses Association are sponsoring the U.S. actions from California to Maine, joined by several affiliates of Global Nurses United.
“The failure to properly meet the optimal safety protections for Ebola, speaks volumes to the erosion of patient care standards in the U.S. generally,” said RoseAnn DeMoro, executive director of both NNU and CNA.
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