When I think of Labor Day I remember the working class heroes who have built our society and have won so many of the rights we enjoy: paid holidays, overtime compensation, child labor laws and the ability to come together as a voice for fairness. Today I read that President Obama passed a measure forContinue reading “Labor Day: Creating a Healthy Work Culture “
Ventura, County Star said retired sheriff, Bob Brooks, is suing for a boost to his $200,000/yr pension.As a nurse I’ll be lucky to reach the poverty line when I retire.
Ventura County’s Retirement Association swore in their newest elected Board Member, Deanna McCormick RN, on 2/25/13. As a graduate of Law, this dynamo of a JD has her work cut out for her. Considering she is an awesome advocate for patients and nurses rights already, she is excited to serve the Public Sector in aContinue reading “RN Power: Ventura Retirement Board’s Newest Member”
Only in America do we give thanks for all our plenty and then spend the rest of the holiday season in a frenzy trying to buy the things we lack. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not a saint. I strive for food and shelter like everyone else. I’m willing to work for my basic needs. But,Continue reading “Save Money and Sanity this Holiday Season”
Thanksgiving: Gratitude for what’s been given and the attitude to pay it forward. A time to not only reflect what’s kept us alive but a time to be grateful for what allows us to thrive. Our ability to learn from our mistakes in order to make the world a better place. The settlers had aContinue reading “Nursing: Grateful for Making a Difference”
Guest Blog by Brenda Grey RN, BSN, Public Health Back in June I joined the nurses from the California Nurses Association (CNA) and other RNs from across the country in a rally to oppose takeaways from our public sector workers. We came together under the National Nurses United (NNU) and marched on CapitolContinue reading “Would You Buy Tickets to a Show then Stay Home Instead of Watching It?”