Fe Condeno Lontoc, RN (left), pickets in East Harlem: “We need to protect NYC’s caregivers.”
Chanting “We Care for New York,” hundreds of NYSNA nurses and 1199SEIU caregivers picketed for respect at Brooklyn’s Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center and East Harlem’s Terence Cardinal Cooke long-term care facility on Wednesday.
A little rain didn't stop NYSNA RNs from turning out to talk to our Oneonta community about Safe Staffing. Our message: we’re spread too thin at A.O. Fox Hospital. We’re calling on hospital management to commit in writing to a plan to improve staffing and reduce nurse turnover and burnout. NYSNA is our voice to speak out and improve patient care. Read more >>
“Safe staffing through ratios saves lives and makes financial sense,” says NYSNA Executive Director Jill Furillo, RN, in the “Expert Opinion” section of the latest City & State magazine. “This law is rooted in science and experience.”