Patients receive better care when we have a voice on the job.
PASNAP was founded by nurses, for nurses and other direct caregivers, so we can advocate together for safe patient care and better working conditions.
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PASNAP members joined more than 100 other nurses, both union and non-union, for a Safe Staffing Summit hosted by Nurses of PA. We delivered 10,000 signatures to the State Capitol calling on legislators to take on safe patient limits.
Lisa has deep roots in the labor movement, including experience as an organizer, staff rep, negotiator, and attorney. She has worked extensively with nurses and other health professionals, and even worked with PASNAP from 2002-2005, helping to lay a strong foundation for our newly formed union.
Tower Health escalated its anti-union campaign, but nurses repudiated the union-busting and voted again in favor of the union. "We want to put this division behind us, move forward in a spirit of collaboration, and do whatever we can to make our hospital a better place for everyone.”
It became evident to me twenty years ago that the only protected way to effectively advocate for patients and fair working conditions was through organized labor. That is when I became a union nurse at Temple University Hospital.
My passion is caring for people. I have been a Registered Nurse for 40 years, the last 37 at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. I live here. My son and daughter-in-law work at the hospital too, and almost all of our friends and neighbors have been treated here. For me, this isn’t just a job. It’s my life.
Key issues at ACMH are familiar to all health professionals — staffing, fair wages, and secure jobs — but ACMH faces unique challenges. As a rural community hospital, it’s the largest employer and well as the only hospital in the County.