Union in Brief – March 2013

March 2013

Chino RNs and Management Meet with Federal Mediator —

While management has proposed to hire new RNs and pay them more than currently employed RNs, Chino RNs continue to bargain after a federal mediator was called in to assist negotiations. Check unacuhcp.org for updates.

Lakewood Bargaining to Begin in March —

The Lakewood Registered Nurses Association has started preparing for negotiations. Bargaining dates will be announced soon, and the preparatory work for negotiations, such as bargaining surveys and selecting a negotiations team, has already begun in earnest.

UNAC/UHCP Special Convention Scheduled —

UNAC/UHCP will be holding a special one-day convention on Saturday, May 18 in Pomona, California. Delegate nominations have closed.

Kaiser Contract Specialists Take Off —

Contract specialists, key members of our Kaiser affiliate leadership teams, converged on the UNAC/UHCP San Dimas office for a three day training in January, and an additional day in February to learn the tricks of the trade. This year’s contingent of Contract Specialists will help to educate Kaiser UNAC/UHCP members about their contract, as in years past. Please look for them in your facilities.