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PEF Nurses & EMS members rally at Stony Brook Hospital

Chanting "Be Fair To Those Who Care" and "Our EMS Are The Best!", hundreds of PEF nurses and EMS workers at Stony Brook University Medical Center held an informational picket in the pouring rain yesterday to highlight the severe long-term shortage of health care workers at Stony Brook, the center’s inability to retain qualified staff, pay inequity, and... Read more

Stony Brook Informational Picket Wed., May 16th 12PM – 2PM

For all nurses and EMS staff to attend and join in solidarity in support of three important issues that face us all at Stony Brook Hospital: 1. PAY INEQUITY 2. SHORT STAFFING 3. STAFF RETENTION Rally on Wednesday, May 16th, 12PM - 2PM. Meet us by the patio to the left of the parking garage. Contact Tony Tirella, council leader, for information at gro.f1526956799ep@al1526956799lerit1526956799a1526956799 CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD POST AND CIRCULATE THIS IMPORTANT FLYER! Directions: 101 Nicolls Rd (Route 97)... Read more

LOBBYING FOR SAFE PATIENT RATIOS –  NURSES FOR NURSES

Hundreds of nurses descended upon Albany today to emphasize to elected officials the importance of safe staffing ratios in all of New York's health care facilities. PEF nurses were joined by a coalition of nurses and other heath care workers as they told state Senators and Assembly Members the cold facts such as one nurse having to care for up to 25... Read more

Nurses Appreciation Week – We Stand in Solidarity – May 6-12

STAND IN SOLIDARITY with the nurses who are lobbying May 8th and wear the color RED or a NURSES SOLIDARITY STICKER. Nurses' Week is an opportunity for us to acknowledge the work of our PEF members in nursing titles. We applaud your dedication and commitment to excellence. The high quality of nursing care delivered every day to the citizens of New York... Read more