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NMU nurses plan for in-person pinning ceremony

Rayna Sherbinow March 9, 2021

At many universities, nursing students are honored with a pinning ceremony prior to graduation. On Friday, April 30, the graduating NMU nurses will conduct their ceremony in person in Jamrich 1100 after...

Nurses reach bargaining agreement with Duke LifePoint

Nurses reach bargaining agreement with Duke LifePoint

Kelsii Kyto June 8, 2018

After over a year of negotiations with Duke LifePoint, Marquette nurses have come to a consensus on the principles of a bargaining agreement after holding discussion late through the night and into...

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Protestors stand outside of Marquette General Hospital, participating in the strike this past October. Nurses began negotiating patient safety concerns in April of 2017 with Duke LifePoint, the new administration. 
Photo by: Lindsey Eaton

Marquette nurses vote in favor of strike

Kelsii Kyto April 26, 2018

Marquette nurses regained the ability to stand on the picket line once again to fight for safe staffing after they “overwhelmingly” voted in favor of the authorization for a strike last weekend. Nurses...

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