"Our Women and the War" Civil War nurses. Winslow Homer. From Harper’s Weekly, September 6, 1862.
There's been a lot of nurses strikes lately and for good reason--they are treated horribly, a sign of our terrible medical system for profit. Like a lot unions these days,.
This is a big deal: About 15,000 nurses in Minnesota walked off the job Monday to protest understaffing and overwork — marking the largest strike of private-sector nurses in U.S..
The only answer to the above question is their unions: Health care workers say they have been bitterly disappointed by their employers’ and government agencies’ response to the pandemic. Dire staff shortages, inadequate and persistent supplies of protective equipment, limited testing for the virus and...
Nursing strike supporters on Washington Street wave at people inside Tufts Medical Center on Wednesday morning. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR) You would have no way of knowing it, but it may surprise.