Scanning the Headlines: Employee Relations

A bibliographic listing of recently published material related to employee relations.

Updated on August 11, 2017

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Labor Activity in Health Care. Semi-Annual Report. Jan. 1, 2016-Dec. 31, 2016. (Filed under Health Care Labor Report.)

Olson, J. (2016, Nov. 15). Strikes cost Allina $104 million. Star Tribune. Retrieved from: http://www.startribune.com/strikes-cost-allina-104-million/401188015

Bird, J. (2015, Nov. 8). Union: Meridian Health revising social-media policy to protect nurses' rights. FierceHealthcare. Retrieved from: http://www.fiercehealthcare.com/story/union-meridian-health-revising-social-media-policy-protect-nurses-rights/2015-11-08

Shinkman, R. (2015, July 1). CFOs may have more leverage over organized labor. FierceHealthFinance. Retrieved from: http://www.fiercehealthfinance.com/story/cfos-may-have-more-leverage-over-organized-labor/2015-07-01

Budryk, Z. (2015, May 29). Healthcare union activity on the rise as NYC nurses mull strike. FierceHealthcare. Retrieved from: http://www.fiercehealthcare.com/story/healthcare-union-activity-rise-nyc-nurses-mull-strike/2015-05-29

Top ten labor and employment issues for 2015. Health Care Labor Report (AHA Members only). Spring 2015.

Federal contractors face new labor obligations. Health Care Labor Report (AHA Members only). Fall 2014.

Ebola preparedness resources. Health Care Labor Report (AHA Members only). Fall 2014.

Using HR analytics to improve patient satisfaction. Health Care Labor Report (AHA Members only). Fall 2014.

The Editorial Board. Labor rights for home care workers. New York Times. Sept. 26, 2014. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/27/opinion/labor-rights-for-home-care-workers.html?ref=opinion

Seipel, T. Bidder hoping to buy Bay Area hospitals sues unions, alleging extortion. San Jose Mercury News. Aug. 27, 2014. http://www.mercurynews.com/News/ci_26411380/Hospital-bidder-sues-unions-alleging-extortion

Punke, H. SCOTUS ruling on NLRB appointments: What healthcare leaders should know. Beckers Hospital Review. June 27, 2014. http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/workforce-labor-management/scotus-ruling-on-nlrb-appointments-what-healthcare-leaders-should-know.html

Punke, H. How hospitals can handle 2 emerging healthcare labor trends. Beckers Hospital Review. June 27, 2014. http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/workforce-labor-management/how-hospitals-can-handle-2-emerging-healthcare-labor-trends.html

Barr, P. California hospital, union deal could be big. H&HN. May 7, 2014. http://www.hhnmag.com/display/HHN-news-article.dhtml?dcrPath=/templatedata/HF_Common/NewsArticle/data/HHN/Daily/2014/May/050714-barr-california-union-deal

Lechner, A., and Draper, K. Putting the Union Label on Health Benefits: Collective Bargaining and Cost-Saving Strategies. NIHCR [National Institute for Health Care Reform] Research Brief No. 15, May 2014. http://www.nihcr.org/Collective-Bargaining

Top labor and employment issues for 2014. Health Care Labor Report (AHA Members only). Spring 2014.

AHA- supported bill introduced to protect hospitals from OFCCP assertion. Health Care Labor Report (AHA Members only). Spring 2014.

Weiner, L. What to do about physician unions. HealthLeaders Media. Mar. 31, 2014. http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/content/HR-302392/What-to-Do-About-Physician-Unions

Gamble, M. NLRB opens hearing on 48 allegations of anti-union activity at UPMC. Beckers Hospital Review. Feb. 13, 2014. http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/workforce-labor-management/nlrb-opens-hearing-on-48-allegations-of-anti-union-activity-at-upmc.html

Wisconsin hospitals report $46 million savings from quality improvement. AHA News Now, Jan. 22, 2014. http://www.ahanews.com/ahanews/jsp/display.jsp?dcrpath=AHANEWS/AHANewsNowArticle/data/ann_012214_WHA&domain=AHANEWS

Hospitals seek relief from reach of federal contract compliance agency. Health Care Labor Report (AHA Members only). 4th Quarter, 2013.

When are nurses exempt? Health Care Labor Report (AHA Members only). 4th Quarter, 2013.

Unions' growing use of social media to organize and engage. Health Care Labor Report (AHA Members only). 4th Quarter, 2013.

AHA-supported bill introduced to protect hospitals from OFCCP assertion. Health Care Labor Report (AHA Members only). 4th Quarter, 2013.

IRS should treat "On-call" hours consistent with existing federal law. Health Care Labor Report (AHA Members only). October, 2013.

Engaged stakeholders improve the probability of M&A success. Health Care Labor Report (AHA Members only). October, 2013.

What's next on the labor relations regulatory front. Health Care Labor Report (AHA Members only). October, 2013.

Learner, N., editor. Unions warn of dire ACA consequences, as employers eye exchanges for employees. AISHealth. Aug. 26, 2013. http://aishealth.com/archive/nref082613-01

Punke, H. Hospitals and unions: 8 recent developments. Becker's Hospital Review. June 7, 2013. http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/workforce-labor-management/hospitals-and-unions-8-recent-developments.html

Glaser, J., and Overhage, J. M. Becoming a learning organization: the role of healthcare IT. Healthcare Financial Management. 67(2):56-62, 64, Feb. 2013.

Union members summary. Economic News Release. Jan. 23, 2013. http://www.bls.gov/news.release/union2.nr0.htm

Special concerns for hospitals as employers under the affordable care act. Health Care Labor Report (AHA Members only). 2nd Quarter, 2013.

Framing the debate during collective bargining. Health Care Labor Report (AHA Members only). 2nd Quarter, 2013.

Latest UPMC Braddock ruling may have affect on hospitals participating in HMOs. Health Care Labor Report (AHA Members only). 2nd Quarter, 2013.

Top labor and employment issues for 2013. Health Care Labor Report (AHA Members only). 1st Quarter, 2013.

Kirschner, C., and Medsker, S. Mandatory vaccination addressed by state regulations. Health Care Labor Report (AHA Members only). 1st Quarter, 2013.

 

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