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UNAP Local 5082 Continues Negotiations With Memorial Hospital of RI

Local 5082 of the UNAP has been in negotiations with management at Memorial Hospital of RI (MHRI) for a new contract since last May, and the negotiations continue into the New Year. The negotiations present a more complex set of issues than normal. MHRI has been in affiliation talks with Care New England for some […]

Westerly Locals Negotiate Successor Agreements With New Purchaser

The Union at the Westerly Hospital has navigated its way through the treacherous waters of receivership securing a brighter future for the hospital, its members and the community. In December of 2011, the Westerly Hospital went into receivership. Throughout that time, the Union has protected the terms of their contracts and service and employment levels […]

Brattleboro Retreat Local Wages Successful Battle

for One Year Contract 2012 – 2013 Success at the bargaining table is often a function of preparation, organization and hard work away from the bargaining table. After the Employer put a series of aggressive give backs on the table including cuts to staffing levels, overtime premium, retirement contributions, leave of absence protections, shift and […]

Kent Members Vote to Extend Contract

Members of the Kent Hospital Local approved a one year extension to their current contract. The current contract that was set to expire on June 30, 2014 will now run through June 30, 2015. The agreement locks in medical insurance premium splits through 2016 with pay raises of 2% each year plus steps and longevity […]