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Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland

State Launches Investigation Into Patient Death At Oakland Hospital

The California Department of Public Health has launched an investigation into the death of a woman at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland early Saturday.



Bay Area Nurses Hold Vigil For Cancer Patient Killed By Medical Error

The patient passed away early Saturday morning following a medical error by a replacement nurse.


Nurses prepare pickets during a previous strike action. (CBS)

Bay Area Nurses Claim They’re Locked Out After 1-Day Strike

Some of the nurses who took part in a one-day strike at hospitals in Northern and Central California are not being allowed by hospital management to resume work immediately.


Nurses prepare pickets during a previous strike action. (CBS)

Nurses Strike At Dozens Of Bay Area Hospitals

Nurses are picketing outside dozens of Northern and Central California hospitals as part of a one-day strike over benefit cuts and other concessions sought by hospital management.


Oakland nurses, Children's Hospital

Replacements Called In As Bay Area Nurses Go On One-Day Strike

Registered nurses have planned a one-day strike on Thursday at 34 hospitals in Northern and Central California, with replacement nurses set to pick up the slack.



Thousands Of Northern California Nurses To Strike On Thursday

Thousands of nurses plan to walk off the job Thursday in what’s being called the nation’s largest nurse strike ever.



UC Reaches Tentative Agreement With 11,000 Nurses

The union for registered nurses at five University of California campuses says a tentative contract agreement has been reached that would offer better pay and workplace safety measures.

CBS San Francisco–05/23/2011

Oakland nurses strike

Striking Nurses Back On Job At Children’s Hospital Oakland

The hospital operated at near normal capacity during the walkout, relying on non-union Children’s Hospital nurses and about 125 replacement nurses.


Oakland nurses strike

Nurses Strike At Children’s Hospital Oakland Over Health Plan

Registered nurses working without a contract for eight months at Children’s Hospital Oakland walked off the job Thursday to protest a proposed increase in their healthcare contributions.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/05/2011

Oakland Children's Hospital

Health Care Remains Sticking Point For Negotiating Nurses In Oakland

The biggest sticking point in the lengthy contract battle is the nurses’ own health care plans.





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