Resolution in Support of Nurse Staffing Standards for Patient Safety and Quality Act of 2009

Single Payer Universal Healthcare

Workers, their families and their unions are waging an increasingly difficult struggle to win or to keep good health care coverage.  Almost every union at every contract deadline must battle and sacrifice merely to sustain health care benefits. The rising costs of health insurance are blocking workers’ progress in wages […]

Healthcare Reform

WHEREAS, Health care in the United States is In the throes of a crisis of cost, accessibility and quality; and WHEREAS, Health insurance premiums skyrocketed over 10% in 2008 and more than 80% of all employers increased employee co-payments and premium contributions; and WHEREAS, These increases have helped sustain a […]

Resolution in Support of Nurse Staffing Standards for Patient Safety and Quality Act of 2009

WHEREAS, America is experiencing a severe nursing crisis that will intensify as baby boomers age and the need for health care grows; and WHEREAS, There are not enough nurses to do what needs to be done on any given shift and the nurses who are on duty are exhausted and […]