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Medical Techs Strike At St. Charles Hospitals In Central Oregon

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The nonprofit system warns that the strike by the 150-member work group “threatens public health and safety of the community,” but fails to persuade a federal judge to bar the walkout.

Union Thrust Among Health Care Workers Extends Beyond Hospitals

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In recent years, thousands of Oregon health care workers at hospitals and other medical centers have opted to unionize, seeking to protect staffing levels and working conditions and win higher pay.

Periodontal Hygienists, Kaiser Likely to Face Arbitration Over Union Contract

The Lund Report
Kaiser is planning to eliminate the classification of periodontal hygienist from its next union contract, instead sending periodontal patients to the general hygienist pool

 

 

April 26, 2013 – Jackie Farlinger-King has worked for Kaiser Permanente as a periodontal hygienist – treating only patients with gum disease – since the mid-1980s, and has been a hygienist with Kaiser for 32 years.

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