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Lapeer Nurses Vote to Ratify New Contract with McLaren

Contact: Amelia Dornbush
amelia.dornbush@minurses.org; 517-896-7478

RNs ready to move forward on improvements in staffing, nurse retention

(Lapeer, MI) – By an overwhelming majority, registered nurses at McLaren Lapeer voted Friday to ratify a new contract with the hospital that includes stronger staffing language to protect patients and wage increases to retain nurses. … Continue reading

Michigan Medicine Breaks a Written Commitment to Maintain Current RN Staffing Levels

For Immediate Release
Contact: Sara Wallenfang; 517-974-4966

University of Michigan Nurses file an Unfair Labor Practice Charge and demand honesty from President Spahlinger and his bargaining table representatives

(ANN ARBOR, MI) The University of Michigan Professional Nurses Council, an affiliate of the Michigan Nurses Association, has filed an unfair labor practice charge against the University. … Continue reading

Nurses and Community Supporters Rally for Safe Staffing at University of Michigan Hospitals

News from the Michigan Nurses Association
Contact: Sara Wallenfang; 517-974-4966

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell expresses her support to for a fair, patient-centered union contract

(Ann Arbor, MI) Today about 2,000 members of the University of Michigan Professional Nurses Council (UMPNC) and supporters gathered in Fuller Park for a speaking program, before marching a mile-long route around hospital facilities owned by the University of Michigan. … Continue reading

Lapeer Nurses Authorize Strike

For Immediate Release
Contact: Sara Wallenfang
sara.wallenfang@minurses.org; 517-974-4966

McLaren Lapeer can avert a strike with a fair contract that protects patients

(Lapeer, MI) On July 10, nurses of the McLaren Lapeer RN Staff Council/Michigan Nurses Association (MNA) overwhelmingly voted to give their democratically elected bargaining team the authority to authorize a strike. … Continue reading

U of M Nurses’ Contract Set to Expire as University Plans to Abandon Bargaining

For Immediate Release
Contact: Dawn Kettinger dawn.kettinger@minurses.org; (517) 721-9688

ANN ARBOR (MI) – The contract covering 6,000 registered nurses at the University of Michigan Health System (Michigan Medicine) is set to expire Saturday as managers remain unwilling to move on patient care issues and plan to take next week off instead of staying at the table with the nurses to reach a new collective bargaining agreement. … Continue reading

Michigan Nurses’ Statement on Janus Decision

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Dawn Kettinger; 517-721-9688

(Lansing, MI) The following should be attributed to Michigan Nurses Association President John Armelagos, RN:

“This case is yet another example of billionaires and CEOs attacking working people. … Continue reading