Unionization and the Nursing Profession

Post your position on whether unionization aligns with or conflicts with a professional nursing orientation and what this may mean for the role as a nurse manager. Share your experiences working in a unionized setting or describe what might be required of you when transitioning from one circumstance to another. References that may be used for discussion. Must use 3 references. 1. Manthous, C. A. (2014). Labor Unions in medicine. The intersection of patient advocacy and self-advocacy. Medical care, 52(5), 387-392. 2. Ash, M., Seago, J.A., &Spetz, J. (2014). What do Health Care Unions do?: A Response to Manthous. Medical Care, 52(5), 393-397. DOI: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000124. 3. Johnson, J. E. and Billingsley, M. (2014). Convergence: How nursing unions and magnet are advancing nursing. Nursing Forum, 49(4), 225-232. DOI:10.1111/nuf.12074.