McLaren Flint nurses reach labor deal

” We are happy we had the ability to reach contract on terms for a brand-new agreement between AFSCME Local 875 nurses at McLaren Flint and McLaren Health Management Group,” both sides stated in the joint statement. “With the security of a new agreement, our nurses will continue to be able to concentrate on what is most essential to all of us: our clients. As doctor and front-line employees, quality patient care has actually been and always will be our leading concern. This agreement puts us in a better position to continue to supply the level of care our community should have.”.

McLaren Flint (Mich.) hospital and the union that represents its nurses have actually reached a tentative contract on a new contract, according to a joint declaration released Oct. 29.

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Friday, October 30th, 2020
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The union has been bargaining with health center management considering that May. Secret problems throughout negotiations consisted of staffing and safety throughout the pandemic.

The four-year agreement, which covers about 1,000 nurses represented by AFSCME Local 875, averts a strike prepared for Nov. 5.

The health center and union did expose information of the contract however specified that it addresses nurse-to-patient ratios and pay and includes continued commitments to appropriate individual protective equipment. It likewise consists of nurse participation on more medical facility safety and quality committees, they stated.

AFSCME Local 875 subscription will now examine and vote on the tentative labor deal

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” We are delighted we were able to reach contract on terms for a new contract in between AFSCME Local 875 nurses at McLaren Flint and McLaren Health Management Group,” both sides stated in the joint declaration. “With the security of a new agreement, our nurses will continue to be able to focus on what is most important to all of us: our clients. As health care service providers and front-line workers, quality client care has actually been and constantly will be our leading priority.

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