MIRA SATUREN, 16, OF ASHLAND, SPEAKS TUESDAY IN A PRESS CONFERENCE ABOUT HER CONCERNS ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE. SHE PARTICIPATED IN AN OREGON HEALTH AUTHORITY STUDY ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE AND YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH./BEN BOTKIN/THE LUND REPORT
The proposed two-year contract, if approved, would avert a strike of nurses at the Portland hospital.
Jun 6, 2022
Nurses and others gathered in downtown Oregon City on May 11, 2022 for an informational picket about contract negotiations with Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center.
COURTESY OREGON NURSES ASSOCIATION
Even as one out of five existing staff posts lie vacant, Oregon State Hospital officials are pushing to recruit staff to fill new jobs.
Jun 2, 2022
THE LEGISLATURE’S JOINT SUBCOMMITTEE ON HUMAN SERVICES ON JUNE 1, 2022 HEARD A REQUEST FROM THE OREGON STATE BOARD OF NURSING TO HIRE MORE STAFF. THE BOARD FACES AN INCREASE IN LICENSING APPLICATIONS FROM NURSES AS THE EMERGENCY AUTHORIZATIONS FOR OUT-OF-STATE NURSES IS SET TO EXPIRE ON JULY 1./SCREENSHOT BY BEN BOTKIN