September 05, 2018
For Immediate Release: September 5, 2018
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PHOTOS: Over 100 NY Nurses Demand Northwell Health Increase Staffing Levels and Wages and Provide Paid Leave at Rally in Upper East Side
On 30th Anniversary of Historic Strike by Lenox Hill Hospital Nurses, Firefighters, Carpenters, and Residents Show Solidarity with Nurses Ahead of 2018 Contract Negotiations
Today, nurses and nurse practitioners represented by the New York Professional Nurses Union (NYPNU) rallied to kick off their 2018 contract negotiations with Northwell Health. Two days after Labor Day, members of the nurses union detailed issues at Northwell Health facilities in the Upper East Side-- Lenox Hill Hospital, Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital, and Lenox Health Greenwich Village. The nurses union was joined by members of the New York City Fire Department, other local union members in healthcare and trades sectors, local politicians, and area residents.