Labor Day: Creating a Healthy Work Culture  

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 for […]

RN Power: Ventura Retirement Board’s Newest Member

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 a […]

Save Money and Sanity this Holiday Season

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, […]

Nursing: Grateful for Making a Difference

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 a […]

Would You Buy Tickets to a Show then Stay Home Instead of Watching It?

    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 Capitol […]