Martha Baker

October 20, 2014:  Martha Baker, the head of the Healthcare Workers Union. (Source: CBS4)

Head Of Healthcare Union In South Florida Urges More Ebola Preparedness

Federal officials held an informational conference call on Ebola Monday and among the thousands of people listening was the head of the local Healthcare Workers Union that represents 4,000 healthcare workers.

10/20/2014

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Unions Protest Privatization Outside Jackson Memorial Hospital

Local unions protested a plan to privatize part of Jackson Memorial Hospital Wednesday. The unions claiming the move would put profits before patients.

CBS4–09/12/2012

Barbara Jordan (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Will JMH go Private?

Miami-Dade Commissioner Barbara Jordan and Martha Baker, President of SEIU Healthcare Florida Local 1991 join Jim DeFede to share their thoughts on the possibility of JMH’s ER going private.

CBS4–09/09/2012

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JMH Layoffs Sparking More Questions Than Answers

More than 920 Jackson Memorial Hospital employees could be out of a job by the end of the month. The hospital gave out pink slips last week and some employees argue the affects are already apparent. The hospital now faces a fight from unions and questions over patient care.

CBS4–04/16/2012

Jackson Memorial Hospital (Source: www.jhsmiami.org)

Layoffs Not Sitting Well With Jackson Nurses

Twenty-four hours after news first broke that Jackson Health System was laying off 920 people, many of those impacted by the firings are not going to go quietly.

CBS4–02/29/2012

Jackson Memorial Hospital (Source: www.jhsmiami.org)

Jackson Health System To Eliminate 240 Positions

In the first month of their new fiscal year, Jackson Health System came in nearly $10 million in the red. In order to stem the out flow of cash, Jackson has announced the elimination of 240 positions.

CBS4–11/17/2011

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