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Nurses' Union Slams CDC Guidance Shortening Isolation Period for Healthcare Workers With Covid-19

"Rather than CDC shortening isolation periods so that healthcare workers can rush back to work after getting infected, maybe they can recommend universal N95 use during big surges and emphasize airborne transmission of the virus," said one infectious disease expert.

Julia Conley ·


Unions Demand Covid-19 Safety Measures for Health Workers Be Made Permanent

"OSHA must act swiftly to extend lifesaving protections for health care workers and to create new Covid-19 safety rules for all workers."

Brett Wilkins ·


Global Vaccine Goals 'Fall Terribly Short' Due to Big Pharma and Rich Nations' Greed: Experts

"Wealthy nations are using up the world's vaccine supply, and developing nations are suffering and losing thousands of people every day."

Brett Wilkins ·


'Pandemic Is Far from Over': Largest US Nurses Union Urges CDC to Reinstate Federal Mask Mandate

"NNU strongly urges the CDC to reinstate universal masking, irrespective of vaccination status, to help reduce the spread of the virus, especially from infected individuals who do not have any symptoms."

Andrea Germanos ·


National Nurses United Condemns CDC for Endangering Frontline Workers With Latest Covid-19 Guidance

"Nurses follow the precautionary principle, which means that until we know for sure something is safe, we use the highest level of protections, not the lowest."

Julia Conley ·


'A Dream Come True': Nurses at Maine's Largest Hospital Vote to Unionize

"It's a new day for nurses and patients across Maine."

Jake Johnson ·


Unions Applaud Biden OSHA for Advancing Covid Safety Standard to Protect Workers

"Strong enforceable standards that require employers to develop workplace Covid-19 safety plans," said AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka, "are necessary for reducing infections and deaths, and beating this virus."

Kenny Stancil ·


With California Single-Payer Bill Shelved, Advocates Call on Newsom to Take Lead on Medicare for All

"The fastest, most direct path to Medicare for All has always gone through the governor," said one single-payer campaigner.

Brett Wilkins ·


Nurses, Teachers, and Experts Push Back Against Rush to Reopen Schools as Covid-19 Cases Spike

"The studies commonly cited as supporting school reopening are deeply flawed."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Everyone In, Nobody Out': Jayapal, Dingell Introduce Medicare for All Act With 112 Co-Sponsors

"A system that prioritizes profits over patients and ties coverage to employment was no match for a global pandemic and will never meet the needs of our people."

Brett Wilkins ·

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