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Nurse Dies After Contracting Rare Nipah Virus While Treating Outbreak in India
(NEW DELHI) — The nurse, with two young children and a husband working overseas, scrawled the words in blue pen as she lay dying in an Indian hospital isolation ward, sick with a rare and deadly virus. “I think I am almost on my way. I may not be able to see you again. Sorry,” Lini Puthusheri wrote her husband in a tangle of English and Malayalam, the main language of the south Indian state of Kerala. “Take care of our children,” wrote Puthusheri, who was infected with Nipah virus while caring for sick patients. She signed it “Lots of love.” She died Monday. At least 10 people h...
Source: TIME: Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized India onetime Source Type: news

People who live in small, rural towns are happier than city-dwellers
Cities have higher salaries and education and lower unemployment rates. But they are far less joyful. The Canadian researchers say it lays bare the importance of communities over isolation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

World ’s nurses ‘need a pay rise and better working conditions’
Nurses around the world need a pay rise and better working conditions, with wages showing salary stagnation and a fall in purchasing power, according to a new report. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - May 18, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Research, for Whom?
We presented this finding to the health minister, who praised our work and announced that the government would set up a tribal medical research centre in Gadchiroli. Eventually, though, the centre was set up in Pune (where there are no tribals) because researchers and doctors did not want to come to Gadchiroli.Disappointed, we approached the tribal leaders in the villages and requested them to put some pressure on the government to bring the centre to Gadchiroli. Their response took us unawares: “Doctor, this is your disease, not ours,” they said. “Did we ever tell you that we need help for this?” t...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Abhay Bang Tags: Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs Source Type: news

Nigeria:Yobe Governor Approves 100% Payment of New Salary Structure for Health Workers
[Premium Times] The Governor of Yobe State, Ibrahim Gaidam, on Tuesday, approved the full implementation of the salary structure for all nurses, pharmacist and related medical personnel under the Consolidated Health Salary Structure (CONHESS). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 16, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Health Workers Strike - It's Wrong to Receive Salary During Strike, Clerics Tell Johesu
[Premium Times] A professor of Islamic Studies, Abdulrasaq Abubakre, says it is against the tenets of Islam to receive salary for the period one has not worked. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 16, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Should Doctors Tell Each Other How Much They Earn? Should Doctors Tell Each Other How Much They Earn?
Pay transparency is gaining attention, but revealing your salary to another physician can cause problems. Should physicians tell each other how much they earn?Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Employment Opportunity: Health Programming Coordinator, NNLM MAR
The University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Library System (HSLS) invites applications for the position of Health Programming Coordinator for the Middle Atlantic Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM MAR). We are looking for an energetic, creative, innovative, and service-oriented individual interested in being part of a collaborative team that works together to improve access to and sharing of biomedical and health information resources, with an emphasis on resources produced by the National Library of Medicine. Funded by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) through a cooperative agreement, HSLS...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - May 14, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: @ the RML Employment In the Region Source Type: news

We Need a Gender Shift to save Our Girls from the Jaws of Extremism
Boko Haram has killed over 5,000 and displaced more than 300,000 people, according to US-based think tank Council on Foreign Relations. Credit: Stephane Yas / AFPBy Ambassador Amina Mohamed and Siddharth ChatterjeeNAIROBI, Kenya, May 14 2018 (IPS)Consider this. Boko Haram, the ISIS-affiliated insurgent group has sent 80 women to their deaths in 2017 alone.The majority of suicide bombers used by terror group Boko Haram to kill innocent victims are women and children, US study reveals. The incident only highlighted a growing trend of young girls joining extremist groups and carrying out violent acts of terrorism globally.In ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ambassador Amina Mohamed and Siddharth Chatterjee Tags: Africa Armed Conflicts Civil Society Crime & Justice Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Gender Violence Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Migration & Refugees Poverty & SDGs TerraViva Unit Source Type: news

Here are the highest-paid UPMC employees
UPMC CEO Jeffrey A. Romoff's base salary in the 2017 fiscal year was about even with the year before although his total compensation declined about $870,000 compared to the 2016 fiscal year, according to a tax filing released Friday afternoon by the health care giant. Romoff, who had a base salary of $961,203, was by far UPMC's highest-paid employee in 2017, according to the two Form 990 returns for tax-exempt organizations filed with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service. Romoff's fiscal year 2016… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 11, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Here are the highest-paid UPMC employees
UPMC CEO Jeffrey A. Romoff's base salary in the 2017 fiscal year was about even with the year before although his total compensation declined about $870,000 compared to the 2016 fiscal year, according to a tax filing released Friday afternoon by the health care giant. Romoff, who had a base salary of $961,203, was by far UPMC's highest-paid employee in 2017, according to the two Form 990 returns for tax-exempt organizations filed with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service. Romoff's fiscal year 2016… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 11, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

How Trump ’s Immigration Policies Could Hurt Senior Care
When Norma was recently injured in a car accident, she had to take time off from her job caring for a 93-year-old woman in California’s San Fernando Valley. While she was away, her client fell down and ended up hospitalized. It’s the kind of danger that the elderly face without home care, something that has Norma concerned about her absence. “I think of it as if I’m caring for my own grandmother or mother,” she says. But Norma worries that even after she is able to return to work, she won’t be able to stay on the job for long for a very different reason: her immigration status. Norma, wh...
Source: TIME: Health - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abigail Abrams Tags: Uncategorized Aging Donal Trump Healthcare Immigration Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks External Communications and Multi-Media Officer - Flexible, London preferred
Salary: CompetitiveLocation: Flexible, London, UK preferredPosition: Permanent, full timeThis role will be responsible for leading and managing Cochrane ’s multi-media and external communications to raise the profile and impact of Cochrane and evidence informed healthcare, and to support the organization’s strategic and knowledge translation aims and operational activities.Key Result Areas:To coordinate the development and maintenance of Cochrane ’s external communications, media outreach and multi-media relations on behalf of Cochrane’s Central Executive Team and wider Community/stakeholders.To con...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 10, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Nigeria:Health Workers Declare Indefinite Strike Nationwide
[This Day] Abuja -The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) Wednesday declared a nationwide indefinite strike to press home their demands for improved working conditions and adjustment of salary structure. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 10, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Health Highlights: May 9, 2018
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: New CDC Director's Salary Cut The salary of the new director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been cut by $165,300 a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 9, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

CDC boss gets $165,300 pay cut from record-setting salary
The new head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has gotten a big salary reduction (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

C.D.C. Director ’ s Salary Is Reduced to $209,700 From $375,000
The pay cut for Dr. Robert Redfield, the newly appointed agency chief, came about after senators and the public questioned why his salary was much higher than his predecessors ’ . (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SHEILA KAPLAN Tags: United States Politics and Government Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Executive Compensation Redfield, Robert R Health and Human Services Department Source Type: news

CDC director ’ s salary now set at $209,700 instead of $375,000
The recently appointed director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Robert Redfield, has agreed to take a pay cut from $375,000 to $209,700, putting his compensation more in line with those of previous agency chiefs, federal health officials said Tuesday. “Dr. Redfield did not want his compensation to become a distraction from the […]Related:Nurse accused of using her own drug needles on patients — and exposing them to hepatitis CShe was told her perpetually runny nose was from ‘allergies.’ It was a brain-fluid leak.She collapsed on a flight to the Cleveland Clinic. A doctor fr...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does N.C. make the cut as one of the best states for nurses?
Much has been said about the nursing shortage — But how does North Carolina stack up when it comes to actually working as a nurse? North Carolina is the 34th best state for the nursing profession, according to WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia, evaluating 21 metrics related to nursing-job opportunities, such as average annual salary, job openings per capita, and ratio of nurses to hospital beds. North Carolina, with an index score of 52.41 out of 100, also ranks… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Seaman Source Type: news

Radiologists land on list of highest-paid doctors
Radiologists landed in the No. 10 position on a list produced by Business...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Report: Average radiologist salary tops $400K What states are best for practicing medicine? New data from Match 2018 underscore radiology's rebound Median salary for radiologists tops $500K Radiologists rank 6th on Medscape salary survey (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 3, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Ohio ranks among worst states for nurses
Ohio has been named one of the nation ’s 10 worst states for nurses. The Buckeye State is No. 10 on the list created by financial website WalletHub that includes all 50 states and Washington, D.C. The ranking is based on a variety of data points including monthly average starting salary, health care facilities per capita and nursing job openings per capita. Here’s how Ohio stacked up in several categories (No. 51 is the worst): No. 44: Projected competition by 2024 No. 43: Nurses per capita No.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 2, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Erin Caproni Source Type: news

Uganda:Striking Doctors Are Selfish, Can't Be Tolerated - Museveni
[Observer] President Yoweri Museveni has defended the government's controversial move to import Cuban doctors saying he refused to be "blackmailed" by the ever striking Ugandan medical doctors, who're constantly demanding higher salaries. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 2, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda:I Wanted to Return to the Bush Over Doctors' Strike, Says Museveni
[Monitor] President Museveni has castigated doctors for striking over low pay saying he is one of the public servants paid a low salary. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 2, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Diseases spread by ticks, mosquitoes and fleas more than tripled in the U.S. since 2004
The warmer weather of spring and summer means the start of tick and mosquito season and the diseases they transmit, including Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, West Nile and Zika. A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found that illnesses from mosquito, tick and flea bites more than tripled in […]Related:Feds crack down on e-liquid packaging that looks like candy, juice boxesCDC director asks that his $375,000 salary be cut after questions raised22 states now affected by dangerous outbreak of E. coli illness from romaine lettuce (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Feds crack down on e-liquid packaging that looks like candy, juice boxes
Federal regulators warned more than a dozen manufacturers, distributors and retailers Tuesday that they are endangering children by marketing e-cigarette liquids to resemble kid-friendly products such as juice boxes, candy and whipped cream. The Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission said the packaging of the products — some of which feature cartoonlike images […]Related:Diseases spread by ticks, mosquitoes and fleas more than tripled in the U.S. since 2004CDC director asks that his $375,000 salary be cut after questions raised22 states now affected by dangerous outbreak of E. coli ...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Liquid nicotine for e-cigs looks like kids ’ juice boxes and candy, government says
Federal regulators warned more than a dozen manufacturers, distributors and retailers Tuesday that they are endangering children by marketing e-cigarette liquids to resemble kid-friendly products such as juice boxes, candy and whipped cream. The Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission said the packaging of the products — some of which feature cartoonlike images […]Related:CDC director asks that his $375,000 salary be cut after questions raised22 states now affected by dangerous outbreak of E. coli illness from romaine lettuceBill Gates calls on U.S. to lead fight against a pandemic t...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New CDC director asks for pay cut from $375k
The new director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is taking a pay cut to better align himself with his predecessors. The CDC will cut Dr. Robert Redfield's $375,000 salary an unknown amount following complaints and media reports that he was being paid much more than the $197,300 salary given to his predecessor, Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, and the $219,700 for Dr. Thomas R. Frieden before her, according to the New Yor k Times. Redfield reported earning $757,100 in salary and bonuses from… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - May 1, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Eric Mandel Source Type: news

New CDC director asks for pay cut from $375k
The new director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is taking a pay cut to better align himself with his predecessors. The CDC will cut Dr. Robert Redfield's $375,000 salary an unknown amount following complaints and media reports that he was being paid much more than the $197,300 salary given to his predecessor, Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, and the $219,700 for Dr. Thomas R. Frieden before her, according to the New Yor k Times. Redfield reported earning $757,100 in salary and bonuses from… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 1, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Eric Mandel Source Type: news

CDC Director Requests Salary Cut After Scrutiny Over High Pay
Dr. Robert Redfield, who was hired in March, was receiving nearly double what his predecessor earned. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - May 1, 2018 Category: Science Source Type: news

She modeled in New York and worked for the Navy. At 93, parasites ate her alive at a nursing home.
Pictures of Rebecca Zeni during her younger years showed her with flawless skin, well-defined eyebrows and long, thick lashes. Her hair, parted in the middle, was neatly tied with a bow behind her ear. Her beauty could capture a room, her daughter said, but she was more than just a beautiful face. She was a modern-day […]Related:A rare eye cancer showed up in three friends. Doctors want to know if the cases are connected.CDC director asks that his $375,000 salary be cut after questions raisedA scientist just turned 104. His birthday wish is to die. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Highlights: May 1, 2018
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: New CDC Director Requests and Receives Salary Cut The new director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention asked for and will... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 1, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The EMN Salary Survey: Now and Then How the Average EP Changed in Two Years
No abstract available (Source: Emergency Medicine News)
Source: Emergency Medicine News - May 1, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: The EMN Salary Survey Source Type: news

A rare eye cancer showed up in three friends. Doctors want to know if the cases are connected.
At least a dozen and a half people have been diagnosed with a rare form of eye cancer in two locations in North Carolina and Alabama, leaving medical experts mystified about the cause. Ocular melanoma occurs in about six out of every 1 million people, according CBS News and at least 18 people who have been […]Related:CDC director asks that his $375,000 salary be cut after questions raisedA scientist just turned 104. His birthday wish is to die.A doctor flew into a sudden rage and threatened to decapitate, disembowel employees and patients (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - April 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

After Outcry, New CDC Director Asks for and Gets Salary Cut After Outcry, New CDC Director Asks for and Gets Salary Cut
Robert Redfield was making $375,000 as part of a program to recruit top scientists. His predecessor, Brenda Fitzgerald, earned $197,300. The new salary figure has not yet been announced.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Alert Source Type: news

C.D.C. Director ’ s $375,000 Salary Will Be Cut
His pay raised eyebrows because it was much higher than his predecessors. It was granted under a special provision to attract top scientists. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: PAM BELLUCK Tags: Wages and Salaries United States Politics and Government Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Health and Human Services Department Redfield, Robert R Source Type: news

NASEM Report Calls for Reforms to Support Young Biomedical and Behavioral Scientists
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) has released a new report entitled “The Next Generation of Biomedical and Behavioral Sciences Researchers: Breaking Through,” which examines the policy and programmatic steps to ensure successful and sustained careers for scientists, particularly postdoctoral researchers. The report calls for substantial reforms to “strengthen the U.S. Biomedical Research System for the next generation of scientists” and urges Congress, federal agencies, universities, and other research institutions to take significant steps to empower early caree...
Source: Public Policy Reports - April 30, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

A scientist just turned 104. His birthday wish is to die.
Champagne bubbles danced in fancy glasses and birthday candles burned atop a cheesecake marking 104 years of a long and accomplished life. David Goodall listened quietly as his loved ones started to sing. Then he took a breath, made a wish and blew out the flames. But Goodall was not wholeheartedly celebrating the milestone earlier this month in Perth, Western […]Related:CDC director asks that his $375,000 salary be cut after questions raisedA doctor flew into a sudden rage and threatened to decapitate, disembowel employees and patientsA mother was diagnosed with a deadly rodent-borne virus,...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - April 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC director asks that his $375,000 salary be cut after questions raised
This post has been updated. The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has asked that his $375,000 salary be reduced after a top Democratic senator and others raised questions last week about his pay, which is almost twice what his predecessor earned and more than other past directors. Health and Human Services Secretary […]Related:22 states now affected by dangerous outbreak of E. coli illness from romaine lettuceBill Gates calls on U.S. to lead fight against a pandemic that could kill 33 millionAmbien should not be handed out ‘like candy,’ experts say of Ronny L. Jackson’...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - April 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Top Democratic senator questions CDC director ’ s $375,000 salary
A top Democratic senator is raising questions about the $375,000 salary of Robert Redfield, the new leader of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, who is getting paid almost twice what his predecessor earned and more than other past directors. In a letter Friday to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, Sen. Patty […]Related:22 states now affected by dangerous outbreak of E. coli illness from romaine lettuceBill Gates calls on U.S. to lead fight against a pandemic that could kill 33 millionAmbien should not be handed out ‘like candy,’ experts say of Ronny L. Jackson’s alleged pra...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New C.D.C. Director ’ s $375,000 Salary Under Scrutiny
Senate Democrats and watchdog agencies question the use of a statute to authorize paying Dr. Robert R. Redfield nearly twice as much as his predecessor. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SHEILA KAPLAN Tags: Wages and Salaries United States Politics and Government Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Redfield, Robert R Murray, Patty Science and Technology Medicine and Health Source Type: news

A win for employees at Nottingham City Council
The Court of Appeal has ruled that Nottingham City Council was wrong to deny hundreds of employees the right to incremental pay increases. In 2011 the council decided to deny staff pay rises as they moved up salary scales linked to their jobs. The workers, backed by UNISON, have now successfully challenged that decision. The case, which has been running since July 2013, saw the East Midlands council staff initially take their case to an employment tribunal in Nottingham. UNISON claimed the council was guilty of the unlawful deduction of wages because staff had a contractual right to incremental wage progression, and theref...
Source: UNISON Health care news - April 27, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Rosa Ellis Tags: Article News employment tribunal local government Source Type: news

Here's how far teacher salaries have fallen behind
Twenty-five years ago, teaching public school was a pretty attractive gig. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall wages war on WHSmith in BBC series
WHSmith, which stocks the chef's recipe books, sells around 900 chocolate bars every 45 seconds in the UK, prompting Hugh to argue that it should be doing more to tackle the obesity crisis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Director of city health department headed to Cincinnati
Melba Moore, the director of the St. Louis Health Department, is set to be the new health commissioner in Cincinnati. The Cincinnati Health Department board voted Tuesday to offer the job to Moore, WVXU reports. She is expected to start her new job in the next three months. Moore will replace longtime health department administrator Dr. Marilyn Cumpton, who's been leading the department in an interim role since the former health commissioner resigned in May 2016. Moore's salary will be around $180,000,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 26, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Angela Mueller Source Type: news

Here ’s how much Mass. life science CEOs earn vs. median workers
Thanks to a new U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission rule, public companies are disclosing for the first time how much they pay their CEOs relative to the median employee. The filings confirm that it generally pays to work in the Massachusetts biotech sector — whether you’re in the corner office or the lab. A Business Journal review of recent proxy filings shows that many of the largest life sciences employers headquartered in the Bay State pay their median workers six-figure salaries. Unsurprisingly,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 26, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Max Stendahl Source Type: news

Kaiser nurses get raises, secure starting wages
Kaiser Permanente nurses in Northern and central California secured a new five-year contract that promises annual raises of 2 to 3 percent, a nurses ’ union representative said Monday. The contract did not include a wage discrepancy that had been proposed between new and current nurses at Kaiser. About 19,000 nurses and nurse practitioners in Northern and central California are covered under the new contract; 4,500 of them work in the Sacra mento area. Kaiser will hire an additional 150 registered… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Kayla Webster Source Type: news

Kaiser nurses get raises, secure starting wages
Kaiser Permanente nurses in Northern and central California secured a new five-year contract that promises annual raises of 2 to 3 percent, a nurses ’ union representative said Monday. The contract did not include a wage discrepancy that had been proposed between new and current nurses at Kaiser. About 19,000 nurses and nurse practitioners in Northern and central California are covered under the new contract; 4,500 of them work in the Sacra mento area. Kaiser will hire an additional 150 registered… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 24, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Kayla Webster Source Type: news

UnitedHealth CEO makes 298 times as much as its median worker
UnitedHealth Group Inc. CEO David Wichmann was paid nearly $17.4 million in 2017, the year in which he took the top executive spot at the insurance giant. Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth disclosed Wichmann's pay and benefits in a securities filing. Wichmann became CEO on Sept. 1, 2017; he was previously president of the company. In 2016, his compensation total was $12.3 million. Wichmann's salary only increased slightly, but the value of his stock an d options awards both increased by nearly 70 percent. His… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 20, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Patrick Rehkamp Source Type: news

UnitedHealth CEO makes 298 times as much as its median worker
UnitedHealth Group Inc. CEO David Wichmann was paid nearly $17.4 million in 2017, the year in which he took the top executive spot at the insurance giant. Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth disclosed Wichmann's pay and benefits in a securities filing. Wichmann became CEO on Sept. 1, 2017; he was previously president of the company. In 2016, his compensation total was $12.3 million. Wichmann's salary only increased slightly, but the value of his stock an d options awards both increased by nearly 70 percent. His… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Patrick Rehkamp Source Type: news

Court of Appeal pay victory for Nottingham City Council employees
Nottingham City Council was wrong to deny several hundred of its employees the right to incremental pay increases with effect from April 2011, says a judgment handed down at the Court of Appeal. The local authority workers, backed by their union UNISON, successfully challenged the Council’s 2011 decision to stop them receiving pay rises as they moved up salary scales linked to their jobs. The case, which has been running since July 2013, saw the East Midlands council staff initially take their case to an employment tribunal in Nottingham. UNISON claimed the City Council was guilty of the unlawful deduction of wages b...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - April 20, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: News Press release dave prentis Legal local governemnt nottingham Source Type: news