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Munson Unionization Talks Yield Progress, Though Key Wages Issue Remains

By Craig Manning | June 22, 2018

Nearly 11 months after nurses at Munson Medical Center voted to unionize, negotiations are heading toward a comprehensive contract agreement, with some key issues already resolved.
 
“We’ve reached tentative agreements on several issues, including things like open enrollment, staffing services, remote patient monitoring, annual discussions, nurse resignations, and medical screenings,” says Dianne Michalek, director of corporate communications & public relations for Munson Healthcare.
 
In 2016, talk of unionization began when a Munson nurse contacted the Michigan Nursing Association (MNA), which represents some 14,000 RNs statewide. Those talks eventually led to a unionization election among certain nursing factions at Munson Medical Center last August. Of the eligible ...

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Gaijin Closing; Simon Joseph To Launch New Restaurant In Space

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