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In internal memo, nurses union says strike should hurt Tufts Medical
Contract discussions between union nurses and Tufts Medical Center have grown contentious in recent days, with union leadership saying in an internal memo and in Facebook posts that they want to pick a strike date that is “most harmful to the hospital."
The sides will return to the negotiating table on Monday to try to avoid a 1,200 nurses strike.
The memo, sent by Massachusetts Nurses Association Associate Director and Community Organizer Ryan Berard on Thursday, said the hospital nurses are…
Minuteman eyes new status beyond health exchanges
Minuteman Health is looking to re-establish itself as a new kind of insurer come next year, shedding its much-maligned brand as a creation of Obamacare and, with it, the rules that govern to whom it can offer insurance under the federal government's cooperative insurance program.
Minuteman, which also operates in New Hampshire, would operate as Minuteman Insurance Co. as of Jan. 1, pending state approvals. The change would allow the insurer to enter markets that aren’t subject to Obamacare rules…
Former Staples CEO named JFK Library Foundation chairman
Former Staples Inc. CEO Ronald L. Sargent has a new job: chairman of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation.
The board of directors at the foundation announced the news on Friday. Sargent has served on the foundation's board of directors since 2010, and as the chairman of the foundation’s audit committee since 2013.
As the chair of the JFK Library Foundation's annual fundraising gala in 2013, Sargent raised $2.5 million, which has since only been topped by the JFK Centennial gala in 2017, acording…