Support More TruthSayers Reporting by Making a Donation to this Independent Media Outlet Today By Josh Brokaw josh.brokaw@truthsayers.org Cayuga Medical Center, Tompkins County’s only hospital, has been found guilty of violating federal law for firing nurses Anne Marshall and Loran Lamb. The decision, released on January 9, 2018, is the second time a National Labor…Continue Reading “Judge: Cayuga Medical Broke Federal Law, Again”

KEEP IN-DEPTH TRUTHSAYERS REPORTING COMING BY MAKING A DONATION TODAY. By Josh Brokaw josh.brokaw@truthsayers.org Three members of the National Labor Relations Board have reviewed the first case brought against Cayuga Medical Center for union busting, and affirmed a judge’s earlier decision that Tompkins County’s only hospital is guilty of breaking federal labor law. The National Labor Relations…Continue Reading “Upheld: Cayuga Medical Broke Federal Law”

Support More Independent Reporting on Local Health Care by Donating to TruthSayers Today By Josh Brokaw josh.brokaw@truthsayers.org A Seneca County mother who gave birth in the Cayuga Birthplace in November 2016 has sued Cayuga Medical Center and an anesthesiologist there for performing “four unsuccessful epidurals” in her back before she delivered a healthy baby boy….Continue Reading “Cayuga Medical Sued By Mother For 4 Botched Epidural Attempts”

By Josh Brokaw The future of Ithaca Community Gardens is in question, again, since Cayuga Medical Center announced the purchase this June of the Route 13-facing Carpenter Business Park property that includes an option to buy the property on which the Gardens sit from the city. By spending $10 million to buy Carpenter Business Park…Continue Reading “Ithaca Community Gardens Want to Stay, Cayuga Medical Says Go”

Support More Independent Reporting on Local Health Care by Donating to TruthSayers Today By Josh Brokaw josh.brokaw@truthsayers.org Under a New York State law passed in 2010 and made effective by the state Department of Health in 2015, hospitals and nursing homes are required to disclose a certain number of “nursing quality indicators” for the previous…Continue Reading “Data: Cayuga Medical Center Nurse Staffing”

By Josh Brokaw Update, May 13: As one reader on social media have pointed out, this piece is “ridiculously biased.” This piece is not meant to be straight-ahead reporting – this piece is one reporter’s feeling about the situation at Cayuga Medical Center after doing months of reporting on issues there. Cayuga Health System –…Continue Reading “A Happy “Screw You” From Cayuga Medical For National Nurses’ Week”

Anne Marshall came onto WRFI News on Tuesday, April 11, to speak with co-hosts Forrester Hammer and Josh Brokaw about returning to work via a judge’s injunction on April 3. Marshall spoke about the National Labor Relations Board trial that wrapped up last week, where it was alleged that Cayuga Medical Center fired her and…Continue Reading “Audio: Anne Marshall On Returning to Work and Organizing at Cayuga Medical”

Support More Independent Reporting on Local Health Care by Donating to TruthSayers Today By Josh Brokaw josh.brokaw@truthsayers.org The second federal case in less than a year against Cayuga Medical Center for alleged labor law violations wrapped up on Tuesday, April 4. The trial started on January 9 and took 16 days of testimony broken up…Continue Reading “Dealing With the “Labor Organizing Threat:” Cayuga Medical Federal Trial Ends”

Support More Independent Reporting on Local Health Care by Donating to TruthSayers Today By Josh Brokaw josh.brokaw@truthsayers.org The two Cayuga Medical Center nurses who were allegedly fired for their union organizing activity in October 2016 will be back at work in the hospital’s intensive care unit by this coming Monday. Truthsayers reported on February 23…Continue Reading “Federal Judge: Cayuga Medical Must Put Fired Nurses Back to Work”

Support More TruthSayers Reporting by Making a Donation to this Independent Media Outlet Today By Josh Brokaw josh.brokaw@truthsayers.org A lawsuit has been filed against Cayuga Medical Center in the case of the 52-year-old man who died in the Emergency Department waiting room on January 19. The suit was filed on Monday, March 20 with the…Continue Reading “Death in Cayuga Medical ER Waiting Room: Lawsuit Filed”