Hospital Board Set To Make Final Decision On Nurses Contract

After nine months of negotiations, mediation, and fact-finding, we have finally reached the hearing at which the University of Kansas Hospital Authority board of directors will hear arguments and make a decision about the fact-finder’s recommendations (to view click here) on a new contract for nurses.

This hearing will take place tomorrow, Tuesday, April 8th at 9:00 am at Westwood. We are asking KUNA Nurses to assemble in the cafeteria of Westwood at 8:30. It is essential that we stand together at this critical moment to show support for KU Nurses and our patients

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NFL Players Association Stands With KU Hospital Nurses

The Kansas University Nurses Association (KUNA) today thanked Kansas City Chiefs players and the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) for calling on Kansas University Hospital CEO Bob Page to negotiate “a fair and reasonable deal” with the hospital’s nurses.

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Unions and the community are 'a natural coalition'

Solution-driven unionism may have been the overarching theme of the 2013 joint conference of the AFT Healthcare and AFT Public Employees divisions, but the importance of community engagement was the biggest takeaway message for the 450 AFT members and guests who gathered in Baltimore, April 25-27. Read more.

Weingarten lays out bold call to move country forward

AFT President Randi Weingarten kicked off the AFT national convention in Los Angeles by outlining a bold plan to both fight back and fight forward to reclaim the promise of America and create economic and educational opportunity for all.

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'Harris' decision makes things worse for working families

While the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the importance of collective bargaining and unions to families and communities in its ruling in Harris v. Quinn, let's be clear that working people, who have aspired to the middle class and tried to make a better life for their families, have taken it on the chin for years, AFT President Randi Weingarten says.

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