UI Well being mentioned it has reached tentative contract offers with 1,400 nurses and about four,000 different employees.
The Illinois Nurses Affiliation union mentioned this morning that it reached a four-year tentative settlement with the well being system.
“The nurses are glad that hospital administration listened to their considerations about secure staffing and have dedicated to hiring 160 full-time nurses over the approaching 12 months. The hospital improved on wages and several other different questions of safety over the course of the final week, making a deal the negotiating group may help,” mentioned an emailed assertion from INA spokesman Chris Martin.
Nurses should ratify the proposed contract and would vote on it between Sept. 28 and 30, with outcomes introduced Oct. 1, the assertion mentioned. Nurses have been again on the job since their seven-day strike ended Sept. 19.
SEIU Native 73 wouldn’t verify the tentative deal however is about to carry a press convention at 11 a.m. About four,100 Native 73 members have been hanging towards College of Illinois well being amenities at UIC and across the state since Sept. 14. Native 73 represents about 2,000 UI Well being staff, the union mentioned.