After a Hard Fought Battle, Beverly Nurses Win Their First Contract

May 2012

Beverly RNs Smile After Voting to Accept Their First ContractBeverly RNs voted by 96% to approve a first contract on May 2, 2012.

Among the items won in the contract:
• Wage increases over the next three years, after going for years with a wage freeze.
• Grievance & Arbitration, and Just Cause
• A voice in patient care with a labor management committee
• Stronger floating, cancellation and mandatory OT protections
• A new holiday

Moving Forward - Next Steps:

• Elect affiliate officers
• Adopt constitution
• Select and train Stewards to enforce contract

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Read the press release with additional details about the long fight for patient care