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52 Fil-Am employees sue hospital for discrimination and harassment

By Cynthia De Castro – asianjournal.com A group of 52 former and current Filipino-American hospital employees filed a lawsuit against their employer, Delano Regional Medical Center (located in the Central Valley) for discrimination and harassment on the basis of national origin.

Hospital condemned for discriminating vs Pinoy nurses

By Henni Espinosa – ABS-CBN North America Bureau Filipino nurses, advocates and community groups flocked to the headquarters of the California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) Wednesday to condemn the hospital chain for discriminating against Filipinos.

RNs, Filipino Community Groups Charge Sutter Health/California Pacific With Hiring Ban On Filipino Nurses

RNs, Filipino Community Groups Charge Sutter Health/California Pacific with Hiring Ban on Filipino Nurses

Pinoy caregivers appeal to keep jobs

By Henni Espinosa – ABS-CBN North America News Bureau More than a hundred caregivers picketed government offices during a one-day protest action against budget cuts in San Mateo County.

Nursing grads must be flexible to find jobs in US

By Steve Angeles- ABS-CBN North America News Bureau New nursing graduates are advised to be more patient and flexible in order to find jobs in the US.

Judge sides with Pinoy nurse fired for speaking in Tagalog

By Rodney Jaleco The Maryland Department of Labor reversed an order that withheld unemployment benefits from one of three Filipina nurses who were fired from a Baltimore hospital for speaking Tagalog.

Filipino Health Workers Struggle in Filling Eldercare Gap

By Maricar Hampton Nurse Edel Pimentel believes that Filipino health care providers will be especially able to deal with the demands of the 78 million aging boomers in the United States — plus their elderly parents — once they enter a healthcare facility, because Filipinos are “natural caregivers.”

4 Pinay nurses sue Baltimore hospital for discrimination

Four Filipino nurses filed a discrimination complaint before the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) against a hospital that allegedly fired them for speaking their native language at work.

New US health bill to push demand for Filipino nurses

By Jessica B. Natad The demand for Filipino nurses abroad, especially in the United States (US), is expected to surge in the coming years with US President Barack Obama’s signing into law the US ’ health reform bill.

Once a Hospital Mainstay, Filipino Immigrant Nurses Face Dwindling Job Opportunities

By Cristina DC Pastor – news.feetintwoworlds.org With the passage of health care reform, an estimated 32 million more Americans are expected to regularly access medical services. That’s one more reason – on top of the aging population and the graying nursing pool — for an increase in the demand for Read more »