Preparation | Implementation | Resolution

The potential for a strike not only disrupts patient care but can also affect the surrounding community. Since 1989, U.S. Nursing has been committed to working with healthcare facilities and clinicians to provide turn-key solutions during labor disputes. U.S. Nursing has staffed or helped avert the majority of all healthcare labor negotiations nationwide.

Whether your facility is preparing for an upcoming contract renewal, examining a potential work stoppage or has received a 10-day strike notice, U.S. Nursing can rapidly assemble to address the situation and provide instant direction.

When facing an organized labor strike, U.S. Nursing helps facilities negotiate from a position of strength. In the event of a job action, U.S. Nursing provides a core group of proven healthcare professionals -- ensuring continuous, high-quality patient care throughout the duration of the work stoppage. Along with experienced clinicians, U.S. Nursing also provides executive on-site support during the strike event to stay updated on changes, strategies and communication. U.S. Nursing is the only work stoppage partner that provides full operational staffing, transportation, logistics, consultation and leadership.


Case Studies

2021: Partners for the Duration: A Clinical Point of View

During an unprecedented 46-week work shortage, USN provided 1,227 unique nurses to an East Coast hospital, ensuring uninterrupted quality patient care remained top priority.

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2019: U.S. Nursing Fulfills in 24-Hours on the Eve of New Year's Eve

Due to spiking census in six facilities across California, 120 nurses were suddenly needed in the midst of staff holiday PTO, resulting in a gap in bedside care that could not be filled by traditional methods. 

That's when U.S. Nursing stepped in. 

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2019: A Reliable Partner in Massive Labor Uncertainty

U.S. Nursing, industry leader in providing work stoppage coverage for large and small healthcare systems for over 30 years, expertly covered an unprecedented year of labor unrest  in 2019, including:

  • Working with thirteen health care systems
  • Staffing more than 6,800 nurses and allied health professionals in 83 facilities
  • Operating in four states, with varying licensing requirements 

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