MNA Daily NewsScan, June 25, 2012 – Nursing the wounded; HC to add 5.6M new jobs by 2020

25 Jun

NURSING

Nursing the Wounded   There’s a new effort being made to train more of the nation’s nurses to help care for this growing population of veterans.  First Lady Michelle Obama and Second Lady Jill Biden recently launched an initiative to create specialized training in veterans health care so nurses nationwide can better care for this coming wave of new vets.

HEALTH CARE

Health Care to Create 5.6 Million New Jobs by 2020   The healthcare industry will spawn 5.6 million new jobs by 2020 – most of them high-paying – but most unemployed Americans won’t have the expensive schooling necessary to land them.

LABOR

Sugar Workers: For 3rd Time No    Union members at American Crystal Sugar’s Red River Valley plants on Saturday rejected a contract offer for the third time, meaning that a lockout of 1,300 workers that began more than 10 months ago will continue.

Turnaround School Turned Over to Teachers’ Union   New Haven’s turning one of its low-performing schools over to the teachers union in an experiment that shatters traditional definitions of American school reform.

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