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Munson Manistee Hospital Makes Illegal Cuts to Health Care for Nurses

After Slamming the Door on Mothers and Families by Closing OB Dept, Hospital Brass Now Attacks RNs

MANISTEE – Executives at Munson Manistee Hospital have illegally made changes to nurses’ pay cycles and health care benefits and have refused to provide information necessary for collective bargaining, according to allegations of a complaint issued by federal officials from the National Labor Relations Board and new charges filed by the Michigan Nurses Association. … Continue reading

On Eve of Mother’s Day, Nurses, Expectant Mothers, Concerned Residents Slam Munson-Manistee Execs Over “Brutal Decision” to Close OB Department at Town Hall

State Rep. Jack O’Malley, Commissioner Margaret Batzer also express concern
 
MANISTEE –  In an emotionally charged town hall that took place over 2 hours on Saturday, May 11 at 11am, nurses affiliated with the Michigan Nurses Association, community leaders and elected officials, joined by over 100 concerned Manistee residents, confronted executives from Munson-Manistee hospital over the healthcare system’s outrageous decision to close their Obstetrics (OB) department effective May 31st, 2019, giving the community just 30 days notice. … Continue reading

Beaumont Nurses Launch Union Drive

(Royal Oak, MI) – Nurses at Beaumont – Royal Oak Hospital announced yesterday that they are organizing to form a union with the Michigan Nurses Association. In an open letter addressed to fellow nurses, 100 RNs at Beaumont publicly announced their commitment to lead the nurse’s efforts to obtain a strong voice for nurses and their patients. … Continue reading

Michigan Nurses Statement on New Allegations of Fraud, Dangerous Staffing Practices at Tenet DMC Hospital

(DETROIT) In response to three new doctors filing lawsuits yesterday alleging that Tenet-DMC retaliated against them for whistleblowing about the corporation’s dangerous practices, including allegations of fraud and unsafe staffing levels, Michigan Nurses Executive Director John Karebian issued the following statement:

“Time and again the corporate executives who run Tenet DMC in Dallas have appeared to care more about bringing in millions in profits than they do about patient care. … Continue reading