PECSH/MNA Members Win VICTORY for Salaried Employees
Last week, under mounting pressure from active members, the administration withdrew its proposal that all salaried employees be converted to hourly. This is a huge victory.
Sparrow Can’t Keep their Story Straight What’s going on with the employee health plans?
This week, management continued to refuse our request for information about the administration of employee health plans. Specifically, our team is trying to better understand how our health care premium contributions are established, the costs charged to the plan, and other necessary information. Sparrow’s complete lack of transparency regarding the administration of the employee health plans is troubling.
Negotiating for Our Friends and Neighbors
PECSH/MNA members engage the community around patient safety
On Thursday, November 9, PECSH/MNA launched a community petition so that patients and their families can voice their support for our negotiations. Nurse and healthcare professionals went door-to-door to educate the community about negotiations issues, such as staffing levels, that can affect the quality of care.
Areas of St. Lawrence Campus Without Drinking Water for Six Days
On Fifth Day, Sparrow Rejects Language Agreeing to Provide a Healthy and Safe Workplace
Wednesday, the Lansing State Journal reported on PECSH/MNA members’ increasing concerns over the lack of drinking water for six consecutive days on parts of the St. Lawrence campus (www.bit.ly/sparrowwater). Signs had been posted on water dispensers and drinking fountains for several days stating that the water was not suitable for drinking.