RNs to picket Southside Hospital tomorrow to say: “Stop stalling”

NYSNA RNs to tell patients, community concerns about quality care. New York State Nurses Association, June 12, 2012 Bay Shore - Hundreds of New York State Nurses Association members will picket outside Southside Hospital in Bay Shore tomorrow afternoon. After months of bargaining, the financially strong hospital, part of the massive North Shore-LIJ system, is threatening the stability of the award-winning nursing workforce. Seven recent bargaining sessions have made little progress and show the hospital is stalling in addressing the nurses' concerns about patient care and economic issues, like safe staffing for patients and decent pensions for nurses. ... RNs