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


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.


Unions ratify historic agreement with Red Cross

Eight national unions announced that they have ratified a first-ever national collective bargaining agreement with the American Red Cross. The unions formed a coalition to address the financial challenges facing Red Cross as well as key workforce issues.


On Labor Day, we honor all of our members

Our union is our members, and on this Labor Day weekend, I couldn't be prouder of the 1.6 million hardworking nurses, teachers, paraprofessionals, higher education faculty and public employees who work day in and day out to teach our kids, keep our families healthy and improve our communities, AFT President Randi Weingarten says.


AFT builds sepsis awareness

September is Sepsis Awareness Month, and as part of a campaign to educate people about the condition, the Rory Staunton Foundation held its second annual National Forum in Washington, D.C. The AFT is part of the awareness effort.