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Registered Nurses Say Patient Safety Sparks Today’s UCI Medical Center Rally

The rallies across California are aimed at drawing attention to the hospitals prioritizing profits over patient care, according to the the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United (CNA/NNU)....

October 12, 2017

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A $200-million donation threatens to tar UC Irvine’s medical school as a haven for quacks

Consider the following fundamental principles: First, billionaires should be allowed to donate their money however they wish, short of financing criminal enterprises. Second, it’s almost impossible for a university to turn down a nine-figure donation....

September 22, 2017

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Health Care Workers Protest UC Irvine Staffing Cuts

LAKE FOREST, CA — Earlier this year, the layoff of nearly 200 hospital workers was put into motion with layoffs taking effect starting Nov. 7. On Thursday, approximately 300 UC Health Workers along with students and community leaders picketed those layoffs at UC Irvine Medical Center to demand a reversal of those staffing cuts. ...

November 18, 2016

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Union rallies at UCI Medical Center over layoffs of health care workers

More than 250 marchers held signs reading “No layoffs” and chanted “Bring them back” even as the last of the 175 laid-off health care workers finished their final shifts last week....

November 17, 2016

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Targeted UC Irvine Medical Center Workers Hold Yet Another Rally Today

Students, health workers, union officials and community leaders plan to demonstrate outside UC Irvine Medical Center to protest recently announced staffing cuts that have already eliminated as many as 175 jobs—and led to reductions in work time for many others, according to union officials....

November 17, 2016

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ALERT: Hundreds to Protest Layoffs at UC Irvine Today

Orange: As many as 300 UC Health Workers, Students and community leaders are expected to picket and rally at UC Irvine Medical Center today to demand that UCI reverse its recently announced staffing cuts--cuts that have already eliminated as many as 175 jobs and led to reductions in work time for many others. Thursday's protest comes as new data shows dramatic increases in demand from UCI patients, and marks the second major UCI Hospital protest in as many months--and the first since the layoffs took effect on November 7th....

November 17, 2016

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Former UC Irvine Medical Center Workers Host Town Hall Meeting

In response to a layoff of 175 employees last month, former UCI Medical Center workers and union members from the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) 3299 held a town hall meeting in Humanities Hall last Thursday night to inform students about layoffs occurring at the UCI Medical Center and to ask UCI students to support them....

November 15, 2016

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