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Health workers stage protest

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Healthcare workers walked off the job at Kaiser Permanente’s Fontana Medical Center Monday. The protesters, all members of the National Union of Healthcare Workers, began marching at 6 a.m., according to a report in The Press-Enterprise. About 70 people were walking the picket line yesterday morning, and the protest was …

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Health workers stage protest

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Healthcare workers walked off the job at Kaiser Permanente’s Fontana Medical Center Monday. The protesters, all members of the National Union of Healthcare Workers, began marching at 6 a.m., according to a report in The Press-Enterprise. About 70 people were walking the picket line yesterday morning, and the protest was …

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Nurses strike ends

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Nurses at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center returned to work Thursday following a two-day strike regarding wages and working conditions. Operations were back to normal at the hospital, which is owned and operated by San Bernardino County, said David Wert, county spokesman. No negotiations are scheduled. In the meantime, an estimated …

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Nurses strike for higher pay

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An estimated 1,200 nurses at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center walked off the job Tuesday in a dispute regarding wages and working conditions. The nurses are scheduled to return to work Thursday after two days on the picket line, and in the meantime contract talks are ongoing, according to officials on …

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Riverside County doubles down on hospital consultant

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A private hospital consulting firm could be paid close to $2 million for helping to keep Riverside County Regional Medical Center profitable. The county Board of Supervisors approved two contracts Tuesday with Huron Healthcare that could keep that company on the county’s payroll until at least 2017, according to a …

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Hospital planned for Murrieta

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A 50-bed rehabilitation hospital will be built in Murrieta. Birmingham, Ala.-based HealthSouth plans to begin construction during the third quarter of 2016, according to a company statement. The two-story, 54,000-square-foot facility will treat patients recovering from major injuries, illnesses and surgeries. The hospital, which will provide about 300 construction jobs …

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