The Committee for Recognition of Nursing Achievement (CRONA) — an independent nursing union that represents nurses at Stanford Health Care and the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital — voted on Wednesday to ratify a new contract agreement covering all registered nurses.
In the midterm elections yesterday, Palo Alto voters decisively struck down Measure F, the local ballot initiative aimed at curbing healthcare spending that Stanford vehemently opposed.
Debate over Measure F, a Palo Alto ballot initiative that aims to curb healthcare costs in the city, has intensified as the November election approaches.
A senior associate dean at the School of Medicine says of SEIU-UHW’s criticisms, “This was not the studied assessment of a medical or quality expert, but rather a tactic adopted by a labor union as a negotiating strategy.”
As part of a campaign by a branch of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), an advertisement criticizing the Stanford Health Care (SHC) system is currently being broadcast on radio stations across the Bay Area. The ad primarily discusses above-average rates of patient infection at Stanford Hospital, although the larger campaign also addresses working conditions at the Hospital.
Stanford Hospitals and Clinics (SHC)’s recent decision to implement job cuts and offload services to an external contractor has prompted allegations of negligence and worker abuse from community members.
Research within the humanities can seem like a daunting task. Students are used to quarter sessions, where theories fly by in a conceptual whirlwind of midterms and profoundly caffeinated essay writing. In classes, it’s expected to spend one week analyzing a book, two weeks on a social phenomenon, three on an entire epoch. So, how does one escape the curse of the cursory?