Of the Communication Workers of America members at the hospital who cast ballots, 97% voted in favor of giving their union the power to call a strike.
Tensions are rising between Catholic Health System and the Communications Workers of America, as the two sides struggle to reach agreement on …
Communication Workers of America said Tuesday that the Catholic Health hospital system is refusing to address severe understaffing that threatens patient care.
As a nurse in the Catholic Health system, the last year and a half has been the most traumatic time in my career.
Experts say "breakthrough" infections among the fully vaccinated are rare and the vaccine remains the best possible protection against an infection or serious illness from Covid-19.
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Current and former workers at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo allege that Black employees are routinely assigned the more difficult and dangerous work cleaning Covid-19 rooms while white employees get easier cleaning assignments.
"We need boots on the ground," said Bernadette Franjoine, a Mount St. Mary's lab technician. "We need salary and wages for workers to be able to go door to door, be available at community events that are already in place through the partnerships that we have."
Employees of three specialty facilities owned by Catholic Health System have approved new contracts between their union and the region's No. 2 hospital system.
The grant, announced Tuesday, includes $4 million for Eastern Niagara Hospital, which signed a management agreement with Catholic Health after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in November 2019.
Statewide as of Sunday, 1,162 Covid patients were in hospitals, up 41 from Saturday. There were 11 deaths statewide, one of them in Erie County.
Ground is to be broken this fall on the new Lockport Memorial Campus of Mount St. Mary's Hospital, targeted to open in early 2023.
With the recent rise in Covid-19 cases across the country, more government agencies and private institutions are requiring that workers get vaccinated.
The $66 million complex, offering about 20 beds, will be built behind the Home Depot store on the current Hall Apple Farm property.
The front of a three-story brick building that had been the focus of emergency stabilization efforts collapsed this morning on the northwest c…
The information that was compromised included patients' names, dates of birth and prescription data.
Those with significant Covid-19 exposure or symptoms in the last 10 days, or a temperature of 100 degrees or higher, are not allowed in.
Nearly 200 registered nurses and technicians at Lockport's bankrupt Eastern Niagara Hospital have ratified a new contract.
Dr. Andrew Mack spent most of the last 17 years taking care of wounded warriors, senior military leaders and other patients at Walter Reed Arm…
The memorial, to be located at the Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park on Buffalo's waterfront, will be the first in the U.S. to honor Black military veterans who fought in every American war to date, organizers say.
A team of Buffalo News reporters reached out to discover what the rules mean for Western New Yorkers and what you can expect to encounter when you're heading out.
Carolyn Dowling is the rare modern nurse who spent her entire career at one place – but exemplifies a profession that at its heart remains what many consider the most vital in all of health care.
Thomas A. Raab spent 39 years at Mercy Hospital and Catholic Health in a variety of roles.