MEMBERS Improve Staffing and Push for Action Plans
As union members, we are taking unprecedented steps to push for safe staffing. At our insistence, the administration has restructured the position approval process and replacement positions are now being posted in record time.
VICTORY: All St. Lawrence ED RNs Placed
We’re pleased to report that, as a result of an agreement for job bidding reached in bargaining, all RN’s
from the St. Lawrence emergency department who wanted to stay at Sparrow successfully bid on and were
awarded new positions in the hospital.
RNs Concerned About Closure of St. Lawrence ED
PECSH/MNA Bargains Over the Effects
In January, Sparrow announced plans to close the St. Lawrence emergency department. Our members from the St. Lawrence campus have expressed concerns. How the closure will impact the community? How the main campus Emergency will handle the increased volume?
RNs Concerned About Closure of St. Lawrence ED PECSH/MNA Bargains Over the Effects
In January, Sparrow announced its plans to close the St. Lawrence emergency department. Our members from the St. Lawrence campus have expressed concerns about how the closure will impact the community and how the main campus Emergency Department will handle the increased patient volume.
When Will Our New Staffing Victories Be Implemented?
Your bargaining team of healthcare professionals and nurses met with Sparrow management this week to discuss the implementation of the staffing improvements in our new grids. We fought hard to get the earliest implementation dates we could, and several are beginning soon. Below are the implementation dates for the improved staffing grids in the following departments: