RNs at two Sutter hospitals settle contracts, remaining RNs escalate their fight

April 2013
National Nurse;Apr2013, Vol. 109 Issue 3, p6
The article reports that 800 registered nurses (RNs) of Sutter Health's California Pacific Medical Center and St. Luke's Hospital, U.S. approved a new contract in April 2013 in a campaign that eventually saved St. Luke's from closing. It mentions that the RNs have a contract with economic security and St. Luke's will be reconstructed as a full-service hospital. The nurses reported that the contract includes wage increases of 5 percent and a unified RN membership at the hospital.


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