CWA Nurses united

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

A bill sitting in a New York State Assembly committee calls for limits to the number of patients a hospital nurse should assist on a shift. A newly-formed coalition is pressing a Buffalo-area Assemblyman to back the bill and get it on the floor for a vote.

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Local nurses are being trained to respond to Ebola.  WBFO'S Eileen Buckley says union nurses are learning how to put on protective gear and respond to an Ebola patient.

Kaleida Health workers ratify deal

Jul 19, 2013
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More than 7,000 Kaleida Health workers ratified a new labor agreement.  Following three days of balloting, union members voted in favor of the new deal.

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It's back to the bargaining table Wednesday for Kenmore Mercy Hospital and the union representing its Registered Nurses. The nurses voted down their latest offer and are working without a contract.