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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 [...]

Flushing Hospital nurses plan protest
News Melissa Chan 1/03/2012 at 4:30PM

Registered nurses at Flushing Hospital Medical Center plan to hit the picket line following negotiation stalemates on their health and pension benefits. “They’re looking for a contract that is fair and that will help the hospital be competitive in a nursing shortage. That entails a fair salary increase — nothing excessive. They’re not looking for [...]