Hospitals

On this page, you will find ongoing updates about the activities of 1199 members who work for hospitals in Rhode Island.  Scroll below to read any current posts Рand check back soon for updates!

RI Dept. of Health Considering Mandatory Annual Flu Vaccine for Health Care Workers

Health care workers have a long history of supporting public health initiatives, and we know how important immunization is in helping prevent the spread of illness. But we also know that health care choices are intensely personal matters – which …

Women & Infants’ Hospital Workers Picket for Safe Staffing

Afternoon rain couldn’t dampen the spirits of picketers at Women & Infants Hospital – where over 400 nurses, CNAs, technical, clerical, and service & maintenance workers marched and chanted throughout the day to call on management to improve staffing levels …

Pawtucket & Central Falls 1199 Members Fight for a Fair State Budget

Nearly 50 members of 1199 who live and work in the Pawtucket and Central Falls area gathered at a forum last night to describe the harmful impact that budget cuts have had on the people that we serve, as well …