Fountain Valley (Tenet)


Susan Adamson-Nelson, CLS
Co-Chair (Medical/Professional Staff)
Email: susannelsoncls@yahoo.com
Wendy Burrell, RN
Co-Chair (RN Staff)
Email: fvparn@gmail.com
Deanna Ostler, RN
Email: dlostler@sbcglobal.net
Gloria Teo, RN
Email: mrsteo@yahoo.com
Deana Cirillo, RN
Email: fvparli@gmail.com

Staff Representatives

Minerva Aller Dela Fuente, RN
Staff Representative
Email: Minerva.AllerDelafuente@unacuhcp.org

Fountain Valley (Tenet) News

Union Bargaining Team Submits Wage Proposal

Posted on March 20, 2013

FVPA takes a big step for union, gives management wage grid proposal. Weeks of work and extensive research went in to developing a proposal that ensures Fountain Valley will be competitive in the industry.

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Fountain Valley Bargaining Update

Posted on February 22, 2013

At the last round of scheduled negotiations on February 13 and 14, no agreements were reached. We presented our counter proposals on Article 5, Job Posting and Article 24, Work Stoppage. Despite the limited time actually spent bargaining at the table, we made good use of the two days by continuing work on the economic proposals. We reviewed existing wage practices and discussed how to develop a wage proposal that recognizes RN and professional license experience. In our next negotiations, we will be formulating our wage proposals. We ask that every unit/department send a delegation of nurses and professionals to work with us in developing these proposals.

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Making Progress After a Rocky Start

Posted on January 17, 2013

We spent three days in bargaining at Fountain Valley this week, and despite a rocky and rough start, we accomplished a great deal. We have agreements so far on Union representation; seniority; harassment; grievance and arbitration; performance improvement and discipline; floating; and holidays. In each of these articles we have made improvements in expanding and protecting our members’ rights.

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Management Storms Out of FVPA Negotiations

Posted on January 16, 2013

Bargaining Update: January 16, 2013 Negotiations heated up today! By 10am this morning, management stormed out of negotiations over discussions on job postings. YEP! You read that right. Over something as simple as addressing problems related to job postings, management would not hear our concerns. Management is acting like negotiations are over, and we have […]

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Fountain Valley: Join Us at Bargaining

Posted on November 21, 2012

Sign Up Online: unacuhcp.org/fvpa-bargaining-2012 Show management that we’re serious about our proposals and we’re backing our team. See for yourself what happens at bargaining. Sign up online here! New for bargaining this year: Get instant updates from the Bargaining Table. Sign up here to receive text alerts with breaking news around bargaining. Bargaining Dates December […]

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VOTE! Election Day Endorsements

Posted on October 29, 2012

If you’re still deciding how to vote on California’s myriad ballot propositions, check out the California Labor Federation endorsements. Don’t forget to vote NO on Proposition 32, which would silence our voice for patient safety. Click on the link above to see the recommendations for the other statewide ballot propositions.

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Reminder: Fill Out Your Bargaining Survey

Posted on October 5, 2012

Thanks to the hundreds of Fountain Valley members who have already filled out Bargaining Surveys. FVPA members from every unit have submitted surveys so far, and each survey will be read and tabulated to determine priorities. The Union Bargaining Team thanks each of you for taking your time and making a commitment to helping us […]

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Governor Vetoes Safe Staffing Bill

Posted on October 1, 2012

UNAC/UHCP Bill Would Have Added Enforcement Measures to State’s Landmark Nursing Staff Ratios

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Fill Out Bargaining Survey to Tell Us What’s Important To You!

Posted on September 26, 2012

Every member needs to complete a survey so we are clear on our bargaining priorities. If you have not yet received a survey, please fill one out here now. If you don’t speak up, your voice won’t be heard at the table. We want to know what you think!

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FVPA Bargaining Team Elected

Posted on September 20, 2012

After an outstanding turn out, the votes have been tabulated and the results are in. The Fountain Valley Professional Association’s Bargaining Team has been selected from a field of strong leaders. Thanks to everyone for coming out! Your bargaining team is already meeting to prepare for negotiations.

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