MNA Daily NewsScan: June 27, 2012 – “SiCKO” Stars Reunite, MNA’s Bagley Nurses Need Support

27 Jun

What is this? The MNA Daily NewsScan rounds up the day’s biggest nursing, health care and organized labor stories.  As news unfolds in real-time, we update the NewsScan with new links and info, so check back often!

Stories we’re scanning:

HEALTHCARE

SiCKO stars reunite  Five years after release of their searing indictment of the failings of the U.S. healthcare system, filmmaker Michael Moore and the real-life stars of SiCKO, will hold a reunion Saturday night in Philadelphia.

Two SiCKO’s stars, 9/11 responder Reggie Cervantes and National Nurses United’s Donna Smith, who will both be in Philadelphia, have spoken out at NNU-sponsored health screenings and town hall meetings across California:

LABOR

Support Bagley Nurses!

Our Bagley RNs are mired in a tough fight with management right now. If you have a minute, can you share some thoughts/words of encouragement for them from your own experience?

We want our Bagley RNs to know they’re not alone – that 20,000 MNA RNs have their back!

Here’s a video some of our RNs made and shared earlier today doing exactly that:

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