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2024

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The Nevadan - Nevada’s healthcare unions can help workers and patients, experts say

2/20/2024

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Last year was big for labor unionization in the US, according to Sam Shaw, the executive director of Service Employees International Union Local 1107—and the healthcare field was no exception. The growth in union representation in that field brings multiple positives for both workers and patients, according to Shaw and healthcare experts.

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Las Vegas Black Image - “Life-changing” $16 Minimum Wage Goes into Effect for 13,000 Nevada Home Care Workers Following Years of Strong Union Advocacy

1/23/2024

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13,000 Nevada home care workers’ lives are beginning to change dramatically as they start to see the state’s new $16 minimum wage show up in their paychecks. The average wage had previously stagnated at around $11 for over a decade, creating a crisis-level workforce shortage.

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Nevada Current - Like many of the hospital’s employees before them, group of Sunrise health workers vote to unionize

1/17/2024

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SEIU Local 1107, the largest healthcare and public service union in the state, now represents the bulk of employees at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center healthcare workers, including speech-language pathologists, clinical pharmacists, and social workers, who voted to unionize on Jan. 11 and 12.

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NPR - Nearly 300 healthcare workers at Sunrise Hospital vote to unionize

1/17/2024

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Nearly 300 healthcare professionals at Sunrise Hospital voted to unionize on Friday, marking the biggest successful union election at a Nevada hospital in recent history. A group of 275 speech therapists, pharmacists, occupational therapists, social workers and other healthcare professionals voted on Friday to join SEIU Local 1107.

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The Nevadan - Sunrise Hospital workers vote to unionize

1/16/2024

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Professional healthcare workers at the largest hospital in Las Vegas voted last week to unionize, the latest in a surge of labor organizing across the valley in recent months. Workers at Sunrise Hospital–including pharmacists, laboratory medical technologists, social workers, physical therapists, and speech language pathologists–voted 78% in favor of unionizing.

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8NewsNow - Sunrise Hospital workers vote to unionize under SEIU Local 1107

1/12/2024

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Workers at Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center voted Friday to unionize in what is described as “the largest successful union election at a Nevada hospital in recent history.”

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KTNV - Sunrise Hospital health care workers vote to unionize

1/12/2024

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LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Health care workers at Sunrise Hospital have voted to unionize. According to a press release, voting took place on Thursday and Friday and 78% of the 275 professionals who work there approved the measure. They will now be represented by Service Employees International Union Local 1107, who represents workers at other valley health care facilities, including MountainView Hospital and Southern Hills Hospital & Medical Center.

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KSNV - Sunrise Hospital healthcare workers vote to unionize

1/12/2024

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LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — Healthcare workers with Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center voted on Friday to unionize under SEIU Local 1107. The margin of victory was 78% marking the 'largest successful union election at a Nevada hospital in recent history.'

2023

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Las Vegas Review Journal - Nevada workers in growing health care industry are unionizing

9/10/2023

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Home care workers across Nevada are using Labor Day to celebrate a recent, successful push to unionize, with an estimated 1,000 workers who have joined or are voting to join a health care union that already helped it score a new minimum wage requirement earlier this summer, SEIU Local 1107 said.