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National Nurse Magazine April-May-June 2022

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4 News Briefs Michigan nurses prevail in contracts 5 | Minnesota Nurses Association release latest safe staffing report 6 | Nurses applaud introduction of U.S. Senate bill to prevent workplace violence 7 | Palomar Health nurses and caregivers ratify new contracts 8 | Seton RNs hold two-day strike 9 | RNs applaud reintroduction of Senate Medicare for All legislation 10 | Lack of strong gun control laws threaten public health 12 | Sutter RNs and health care workers hold one-day strike 14 | NNU condemns Supreme Court's overturning of constitutional right to abortion 15 | Redding and Reno nurses hold one-day strike 16 | San Diego nurses ratify new agreement; Contra Costa County RNs ratify new agreement; Valencia nurses approve new contract; Long Beach nurses celebrate new contract; San Mateo County nurses approve new contract; Anaheim RNs ratify new pact; Chicago RNs approve new pact; Maine nurses ratify new contract. 17 Be it resolved NNU helped pass two crucial pieces of policy on gender and health care justice at the AFL-CIO. By Bonnie Castillo, RN 18 Health begins at home Home health nurse share experiences about their specialty, including work during Covid. By Chuleenan Svetvilas 24 Labor Pains Hospitals are cutting labor and delivery units, endangering pregnant patients and entire communities. By Rachel Berger Contents 18 8 10 A P R I L | M AY | J U N E 2 0 2 2 W W W . N A T I O N A L N U R S E S U N I T E D . O R G N A T I O N A L N U R S E 3

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