Wednesday, December 18, 2013


The Kansas City Kansan offers an insightful glimpse on recent contract negotiations @ KU Med.

Check it:

KU Hospital nurses, supporters rally to ‘illuminate’ contract concerns

The basics:

"At issue is a management proposal that would cover the approximately 1,400 members of the Kansas University Nurses Association (KUNA).

The proposed three-year contract would eliminate premium pay earned by nurses who agree to work all evening or overnight shifts. Premium pay for weekend shifts would remain, said hospital spokeswoman Jill Chadwick, but the union said the hospital has proposed cutting those back drastically."

Meanwhile . . . Nurses continue to take to the street in protest armed only with signs, glo-sticks and the knowledge that the important care they provides makes it a bit harder (but not impossible) for so-called "Conservatives" to demonize their union.

More in a bit . . .


Anonymous said...

Since KU is a college and not a real hospital. Why don't they offer free tuition against servitude for nursing students at the medical center? Are they afraid the patients might not get billed $100,000 a week?

Anonymous said...

And now we hear from the morons.

Anonymous said...

I'm ready for my hernia exam nurse

Anonymous said...

Oh goody! Just can't wait to examine your crab-infested, yeast-producing, malodorous, filthy, cheesy, matted hairy groin for your hernia. It's the high point of my life.

Anonymous said...

This is exactly why KU Medical should not be privatized.

Smilin' Bobby Page said...

KU Nurses:
Hope you all enjoyed your plate of cookies at the holiday "party."
Now go out there and win some awards for Daddy!

Anonymous said...

(Smilin' Bobby Pageb)make it more obvious that you work there