ANN ARBOR-With their contract set to expire June 30, members of the Michigan Nurses Association-University of Michigan Professional Nurse Council (MNA-UMPNC) are demanding that university administration end its takeaway demands and get serious about bargaining and address nurses’ concerns about the safety and quality of patient care. … Continue reading
Three Rivers, MI – Nurses at Three Rivers Health-Beacon Health System today held a rally and informational picket to highlight their campaign for a fair contract that invests in nurses and enables them to provide safe, quality care.
The nurses’ contract expired on March 31. … Continue reading
Three Rivers, MI – Nurses at Three Rivers Health – Beacon Health System are speaking out publicly with their concerns after their contract expired last week. The RNs are actively negotiating for a new contract, but a deal has not yet been reached. … Continue reading
Lansing, MI – Healthcare workers at Sparrow Home Care have voted to form a union with the Michigan Nurses Association (MNA). With over 90% turnout in the election, the result of the vote count held today by the National Labor Relations Board was 31 votes in favor of unionizing and 0 votes opposed. … Continue reading
Lansing, MI – Sparrow Hospital nurses and healthcare professionals overwhelmingly voted to ratify their new 3-year contract. The agreement will go into effect immediately. PECSH-MNA represents approximately 2,200 caregivers at Sparrow Hospital across 53 different classifications including nurses, pharmacists, and laboratory scientists. … Continue reading
Lansing, MI – The elected bargaining team of Sparrow Hospital caregivers and the administration reached a tentative agreement for a new 3-year contract today, averting a possible strike. This agreement will not be final until voted on by the membership of the Professional Employee Council of Sparrow Hospital, a local of the Michigan Nurses Association (PECSH-MNA). … Continue reading
Lansing, MI – The Michigan Nurses Association filed an unfair labor practice charge against Sparrow Hospital with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) alleging that Sparrow Hospital has repeatedly violated federal labor law.
“We are completely fed up with the anti-union attitude Sparrow executives have taken,” said Jessica Lannon, RN, the grievance chair of the Professional Employee Council of Sparrow Hospital – Michigan Nurses Association (PECSH-MNA) and member of MNA’s Board of Directors. … Continue reading
96 percent OK move to get fair contract, provide best care to community
Nurses and healthcare professionals at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing have voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike if needed in their campaign to get a fair contract and provide the best care possible to the community. … Continue reading
Lansing, MI – Members of the Professional Employee Council of Sparrow Hospital, a local of the Michigan Nurses Association (PECSH-MNA), have announced that they will be holding a strike authorization vote. Voting will begin on November 16 and run through November 21. … Continue reading
The Michigan Nurses Association today applauded introduction of a bipartisan legislative plan to protect nurses and other health care workers from workplace violence, sponsored by Rep. Richard Steenland of Roseville.
Steenland’s plan, Michigan House Bill 5530, would require hospitals and public health departments to establish a workplace violence prevention program created with input from frontline workers; provide training and reporting procedures for employees; and track and disclose violent incidents. … Continue reading