9/17/14 BREAKING NEWS!!!: At a meeting today, U of M administration agreed to REVERSE the sudden parking change that was endangering our night shift nurses!
This is 100 percent due to the collective pressure that MNA/UMPNC members and leaders put on university officials!
Nurses who used to park adjacent to the hospital will be able to resume that starting Oct. 1, at the same cost they were paying before.
The university ALSO agreed to keep talking with MNA/UMPNC about safety at the Wall Street structure so nurses who choose to park there will be safe. CONGRATULATIONS, MNA/UMPNC NURSES!!! A strong union gets results!
You've likely heard about the changes regarding parking for nurses and other staff members that work the night shift. We, the members of UMPNC, worked hard to make parking safer!!!
Just two days after we went to the Fleming Building one of our members talked with Channel 7 news. The following day, September 19th, 2014 a meeting was held and changes were made!!! This is what UNION SOLIDARITY is all about. We came together with one strong voice for the good of all and positive change was made! Strong work UMPNC Nurses, keep up the great work!
Nursing comes first! As the healthcare environment changes rapidly around us –- bottom line budget priorities replacing appropriate patient care, reskilling and removing nurses’ ability to critically use their experience and education, electronic records and the use of ancillary staff to perform nursing work – nurses are the foundation for safe patient care. But how do we adjust to the changing work environment and still make sure our profession is respected and our patients are the priority? During the MNA Convention, we’ll look at the clinical research for appropriate staffing, discover how our union provides tools to build strength and unity, and study how women in the past have made a significant difference by banding together. Change is here to stay but patients will always need quality care from nurses. Come join us and learn how to advocate for your profession and your patients! WE CAN DO IT! Register here: http://minurses.org/nursing-practice/convention
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