The bill is a compromise between nurses and hospitals hashed out by Sen. Stan Rosenberg.
Two initiatives sponsored by union nurses and a referendum to repeal Massachusetts’ casino could be headed for the ballot.
Berkshire Medical Center would operate the emergency room and buy the now-vacant hospital under an agreement announced Thursday.
Coakley, who grew up in North Adams, made the comments Tuesday afternoon outside the mayor’s office.
A bill in the Massachusetts legislature would limit how many patients a nurse can care for, but if lawmakers don’t act, the issue is poised to go to voters on the November ballot.
Union nurses at Baystate Franklin Medical Center resolved a two-year contract dispute last week. But the western Massachusetts hospital company is still negotiating with nurses at other facilities.
Nurses and hospital administrators came to an agreement, with the help of two local legislators, to end a contract dispute that dragged on over the past two years.
Union nurses at Baystate Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield, Massachusetts have ended a one-day strike staged after failing to reach a contract agreement with Baystate officials.
Union nurses at Baystate Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield, Massachusetts announced today (Thursday) they plan to hold a one-day strike October 5th.
Dozens of nurses and their supporters protested Tuesday's dedication ceremony of the new $300 million expansion of Springfield's Baystate Medical Center.