A UNION OF PROFESSIONALS standing together for quality patient care, increased staffing levels, safe working conditions, and the advancement of our professions.
IAM Supports Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act
“The extreme violence, harassment, and fear that healthcare professionals face just to go to work and care for their patients is unacceptable,” said IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. “IAM Healthcare members support this critical legislation, not only for their own safety but for the millions of Americans whose quality of care is impacted because healthcare corporations fail to implement effective violence prevention measures.”
IAM Healthcare Speaks Out for Safe Nursing Homes, Supports Coalition Call for Staffing Standard
IAM Healthcare, a national movement of more than 10,000 health professionals within the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), is issuing a call for safe staffing in America’s skilled nursing facilities. The IAM joined the AFL-CIO and other unions in requesting that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issue “a robust national staffing standard in the near future.”
Frontline Healthcare Staff at Ohio State Uniting for Professional Recognition, Safe Patient Care
Patient Care Associates (PCAs) at Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center are ramping up their campaign to win IAM representation. PCAs have critical responsibilities in the hospital’s team-based care model, which include working closely with Registered Nurses at the bedside.
Learn About the Sanford-Fairview Merger & Take Action with IAM
IAM Healthcare, a part of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), is joining a growing chorus of healthcare worker and patient advocates opposing a proposed merger of Upper Midwest healthcare conglomerates Sanford Health and M Health Fairview.
UNITED FOR OUR PATIENTS & OUR PROFESSIONS
We are 10,000 healthcare professionals, including clinicians, technicians, and caregivers. We stand together for quality patient care, essential staffing levels, safe working conditions, and the development and advancement of our professional practice. We are united to ensure patients in the US and Canada get the accessible and affordable care they deserve, and that healthcare professionals in both the public and private sector are provided the necessary resources to get the job done.