Protecting Workers from Workplace Violence in the ED

Emergency department (ED) workers are frequently targets of violence.  One recent study showed that 55 percent of ED nurses experienced physical violence and/or verbal abuse from a patient or a visitor over a single one-week period. PCTs, security, technologists,...

LMP Supports the Brooklyn Workers’ Council

As we reported last year, Brooklyn’s healthcare infrastructure is undergoing a major transformation as Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center, Interfaith Medical Center and Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center unite into one system. The new entity, called One...

MSBI’s New Strategy Helps Patients, Staff and the Bottom Line

How can labor and management collaboration help transform a large healthcare system?   We all know that the New York healthcare landscape is encountering many challenges, including closures, consolidations and increased competition. In January 2016, Mount Sinai Beth...

Northwell and 1199SEIU Recommit to Labor-Management Partnership

The Friday before Memorial Day weekend was a cloudy, foggy, and dreary day that threatened to dampen the unofficial start of summer. Yet the weather did not affect the mood inside a conference room at Northwell Health’s brand-new Long Island headquarters in New Hyde...

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LMP Brings Community Leaders Together to Focus on Saving Interfaith

For many years, Interfaith Medical Center (IMC) struggled to remain open. Many residents have doubted its quality due to recent stresses on the institution, including bankruptcy and a reorganization of the leadership. But many employees and managers of the medical...