Fight Back Friday: Rally to support Downstate Medical

That June 8 rally in Albany is still a few weeks off, so if you need to exercise your voice before then please join the Downstate Coalition of Faith and Labor Community Leaders Thursday. There will be a 3 p.m. press conference in support of the Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, followed by a 4:15 […]

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Joyous news spreads

So many people I talked to within the last 24 hours are excited about the Supreme Court decision to uphold President Obama’s national health care plan (Patient Protection Affordable Care Act.) It seems rare to get good news anymore when it comes to the 99 percent, and this good news is a keeper. It’s also […]

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The call of the wild at the Capitol

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It was rowdy. Nurses from PEF, NYSUT and CWA whooped it up in the convention center in support of legislation for improved conditions for patients and health care workers at a rally moved to the Empire State Plaza Convention Center because of continuous rain Tuesday. They slammed together the clappers provided by PEF, making enough […]

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If it’s raining Tuesday in Albany…

…then the nurses rally will be at the convention center at the Empire State Plaza. There’s a good chance of thunderstorms and health care professionals know the importance, for their health and yours, of staying safe and dry. Whether at the convention center (and click here to get directions if you can join us) or […]

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