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The Brian Lehrer Show

Brian Lehrer Weekend: Barney Frank, #1Week1Outfit Experiment, The Nursing Life

Friday, May 01, 2015

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them: Barney Frank (First) | Join Our #1Week1Outfit Experiment (Starts at 26:34) | The Nursing Life (Starts at 36:39)
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The Takeaway

100,000 U.S. Nurses Go On Strike

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Around 100,000 nurses are expected to strike or protest in a "Day of Action" across the country today. Their demands? Proper Ebola equipment and training.

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WNYC News

New York Nurses Deploy for the Philippines

Sunday, November 17, 2013

150 of New York's nurses are heading to the Philippines to help victims of Typhoon Haiyan - many of them Filipino-Americans.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Worst Nurse

Thursday, May 09, 2013

Charles Graeber, journalist and author of the new book The Good Nurse: A True Story of Medicine, Madness, and Murder, tells the story of homicidal nurse Charlie Cullen, and how he slipped through regulatory cracks.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Please Explain: Nursing

Friday, February 15, 2013

This week's Please Explain we'll find out what nurses do, how they're trained, and why there always seems to be a shortage. Dr. Bobbie Berkowitz, Dean of Columbia University School of Nursing, explains the art and science of nursing. She's joined by Ghislaine Chery, nurse at Jamaica Hospital and for the Visiting Nurse Service of New York.

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WNYC News

Queens Nurses Set to Go on Strike

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Nurses at Flushing Hospital in Queens say they will go on strike early next month, unless a labor dispute is resolved.

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WNYC News

Montefiore Reaches Tentative Pact with Nurses

Monday, January 09, 2012

Nurses this week will vote on a proposed settlement with Montefiore Medical Center, potentially concluding a season of tense contract negotiations that had unions at four different hospitals threatening to strike.

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WNYC News

Nurses Strike at St. Luke's May Be Averted

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

A planned nurse's strike at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital next Tuesday may be averted, now that their union and the hospital's management have reached a tentative, four-year contract agreement.

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WNYC News

St. Luke's-Roosevelt Nurses Threaten Strike Next Month

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Despite negotiating overnight and into the early morning hours on Thursday, nurses at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital said they've been unable to reach a contract agreement with management, and are now threatening to strike on January 3.

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WNYC News

Nurses and UMDNJ Hospital Reach Deal on Abortions

Thursday, December 22, 2011

A federal judge says a major New Jersey hospital and 12 nurses who claimed they were forced to assist in abortions over their religious and moral objections have reached a deal.

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WNYC News

Nurses at 2 More Hospitals OK Strike

Monday, December 05, 2011

Nurses unions at two more city hospitals authorized strikes on Monday,  if contract talks do not advance.

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WNYC News

Nurses and UMDNJ Hospital at Odds Over Abortions

Friday, November 04, 2011

A federal judge has issued a temporary restraining order, saying University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey Hospital in Newark can’t force nurses to participate in abortions.

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WNYC News

Nurses Vote on Possible Strike to Break Negotiating Deadlock

Wednesday, November 02, 2011

Nurses at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital are voting this week on authorizing a strike in their ongoing labor dispute with management. It’s the second possible strike at a major Manhattan hospital in two weeks.

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