Health Care Jobs On The Upswing

Health-care employment has been burgeoning with the nation’s aging population and greater need for services. Hospital employment nationwide is up 590,000 jobs from 2008 to 2018, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Oregon Mental Health Sector Faces Push For Unionization

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The latest campaign appears to be at Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare, one of the largest providers of mental health services to Medicaid clients in Oregon.

Following several years of failed attempts to organize, employees at Cascadia Behavioral Health are making a renewed push to form a union, the latest example of mental health care workers looking to boost wages, reduce caseloads and curtail notoriously frequent job turnover.

Nurses’ Union Prevails in Newberg

Last Providence holdout in Oregon joins the Oregon Nurses Association

In the end, nurses at Providence Newberg Medical Center won a lopsided victory to be the last Providence acute-care hospital to join the Oregon Nurses Association on Thursday night.

Eugene hospital workers seek union

Frontline workers, from housekeepers to certified nursing assistants, at PeaceHealth’s Sacred Heart hospitals in Springfield and Eugene are trying to unionize to improve staffing and boost their wages and benefits.

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