Come Hell or High Water


The first episode of SEIU’s new podcast—Healthcare on the Frontlines

SEIU nurses Roberto Blanco, Vicki Gonzalez, and Cathy Glasson are featured along with New York Times contributor Theresa Brown, RN in Healthcare on the Frontlines, a new healthcare podcast SEIU launched Friday.

In this first episode, "Come Hell or High Water: Nursing in America," Blanco, an RN from Jackson Memorial Hospital, talks about his experience volunteering in Puerto Rico post-hurricanes, while Gonzalez, Glasson and Brown discuss the challenges of nursing, and how union nurses are out front, advocating for their patients and communities.

“Most nurses and workers want to have a union,” says Glasson, the President of Local 199 and current Gubernatorial candidate in Iowa. “They understand we can improve our working conditions, wages and benefits, but we can also have a voice in the political arena through that collective mechanism.”

Listen to Healthcare on the Frontlines here. You can also subscribe on iTunes and Google Play.

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