Standing together in solidarity on the strike line is the biggest “no” our profession has to offer. No more poor staffing, no more marginalization of patient care, no more treatment of staff that leads so many to walk away.
For more on the subject, read the latest blog by WSNA Director of Nursing Practice and Health Policy Mathew Keller.
Colleagues, family, and community members asking how they can support us in this effort? Direct them to this online petition they can sign calling on St. Joseph Medical Center administration to bargain in good faith with the Washington State Nurses Association to reach a contract that meets nurses’ reasonable demands for safe staffing.
What overall patient safety grade do you give St. Joe’s? It is not too late, there’s still time to add your voice to the Patient Safety Survey.
In case you missed it — read the latest coverage in the Tacoma News Tribune about the strike authorization vote coming up.
Questions? Contact WSNA Nurse Representative Hanna Welander at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 206 – 575-7979, ext. 3035.