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Nurses say staffing cuts hurt Ozanam residents
Nurses say staffing cuts hurt Ozanam residents
News Melissa Chan 5/24/2012 at 12:13PM

While unionized nursing home workers in Bayside continue to cry foul at Ozanam Hall management for what they called damaging staffing policies, a “mystified” local legislator found himself caught in the crossfire. UFCW Local 342 — the union that represents more than 400 nursing home workers at Ozanam — rallied outside the home on May [...]

Flushing nurses rally for benefits
Flushing nurses rally for benefits
News Melissa Chan 1/05/2012 at 1:49PM

Registered nurses at Flushing Hospital rallied for their own health care in the midst of a heated negotiation deadlock between hospital administration and the union. “We are the backbone of Flushing,” said Michelle Jones, a nurse practitioner at the hospital for 23 years. “All these nurses here have worked very hard. I feel very angry [...]