Tag: Filipino nurses

Un-Warren-ted Assumptions

Last week, wrote a bit about the Filipino nurses in California, via California Nurses’ Association (CNA) filing a lawsuit against California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) about hiring discrimination against Filipino nurses. After the news of this discrimination suit spread through local and national circuits, Warren Browner, the CEO of CPMC released the below letter to Terry Valen, the organizational director of San Francisco’s Filipino … Read More Un-Warren-ted Assumptions

Can’t get a break: Story of Filipina migrant workers

Often, in the spheres of the Global Forum of Migration and Development and/or the Philippine Overseas Employment Agency, icons of migrant workers are those that look like the pictures below. Smily. Shiny. Happy. Eager.  But in the real world, the one that’s not smily. Not shiny. Migrant workers are dealing with some really complicated issues. Most recently, in California, Filipino nurses filed a discrimination … Read More Can’t get a break: Story of Filipina migrant workers