Unit: Critical Care/Telemetry
St. Francis News
Posted on August 12, 2011
We presented a Settlement Package to management; and spent the last two days discussing the pension plan only. There was some movement forward in addressing the concerns on the funding of our pension plan, but there has been no agreement reached.
Posted on July 26, 2011
Tomorrow members of the RN bargaining team are meeting with the Daughters of Charity pension fund administrators to determine what’s needed for our pension plan to be secure and well funded. Here’s why it’s so important: it’s your future. For example, as a Specialty RN I with 20 years at St. Francis, the current defined […]
Posted on July 15, 2011
But the fight for a fair contract continues. It was a tremendous presence of St. Francis RNs day and night at bargaining, and our fearlessness in speaking out and taking action, that won a big victory on the second day of bargaining. The RN Bargaining Team got management to withdraw their proposal to cut our […]
Posted on July 12, 2011
At today’s negotiations, RNs from ICU, Tele, 8th floor, 4th floor, and ER, gave presentations about the inadequate staffing on the units. Representatives from the offices of Assembly members Holly Mitchell, Ricardo Lara, and Steve Bradford came to speak to our members and give them support in our contract fight. Bargaining is continuing into the […]
Posted on July 12, 2011
While one third of US emergency departments closed between 1989 and 2009, safety net emergency departments were an astounding 40% more likely to disappear during the same time frame.
Posted on July 8, 2011
On July 12, we expect St. Francis management to respond to our economic proposals. Bargaining over these proposals will continue for three days. Be a part of the action. Sign up for Text Message Alerts to receive up-to-the-minute information about negotiations. Text SFRNA to 37398.
Posted on June 24, 2011
We Will NOT Agree to Takeaways Over 200 RNs attended the last two days of bargaining as the RN bargaining team presented its Economic and Job Security Proposal to management. See our proposals here. In presenting our proposal, the RN Bargaining Team stated, “We fully support the mission and vision of both SFMC and the […]
Posted on June 20, 2011
St. Francis Proposes 17% Wage Cut for RNs St. Francis today proposed eliminating overtime pay after 8 hours, which effectively means a minimum 17% wage cut. Click here to see how the proposed cut would affect you. In addition, they proposed that RNs now start paying for part of our HMO health insurance, which none […]
Posted on June 15, 2011
We have reached agreement on most of the non-economic issues. The following issues are now outstanding and next week we expect to exchange proposals on: – Specialty Grid – Wages – Health Benefits – Staffing “The fear of speaking only goes away when you start speaking up for yourself and for […]
Posted on June 14, 2011
RN Bargaining Team Improves Job Security Today the RN Bargaining Team and St. Francis management reached agreement on: * Discipline and Discharge * Leaves of Absences * Job Postings and Filling of Vacancies We made improvement in the language, strengthening our rights and protections. Among the issues we won today, is the right to have […]