Quincy RNs strike over dangerous staffing

Schildmeier, David
April 2013
National Nurse;Apr2013, Vol. 109 Issue 3, p10
The article reports that the registered nurses (RNs) at Quincy Medical Center, Massachusetts cast an overwhelming vote to authorize a one-day strike over dangerous staffing conditions at their hospital which is owned by the private equity firm Cerberus-Steward Health Care System. The RN carried out this strike against Quincy with regards to the concern of patient safety and to negotiate their first contract with Cerberus Steward. Cerberus-Steward was about to shut down a 40-bed nursing unit.


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