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Three Rivers nurses hold informational picket

Three Rivers, MI – Nurses at Three Rivers Health-Beacon Health System today held a rally and informational picket to highlight their campaign for a fair contract that invests in nurses and enables them to provide safe, quality care.

The nurses’ contract expired on March 31. … Continue reading

Healthcare Workers at Sparrow Home Care Win Union

Lansing, MI – Healthcare workers at Sparrow Home Care have voted to form a union with the Michigan Nurses Association (MNA). With over 90% turnout in the election, the result of the vote count held today by the National Labor Relations Board was 31 votes in favor of unionizing and 0 votes opposed. … Continue reading

Sparrow nurses and healthcare professionals ratify new contract

Lansing, MI – Sparrow Hospital nurses and healthcare professionals overwhelmingly voted to ratify their new 3-year contract. The agreement will go into effect immediately. PECSH-MNA represents approximately 2,200 caregivers at Sparrow Hospital across 53 different classifications including nurses, pharmacists, and laboratory scientists. … Continue reading

PECSH-MNA Caregivers Reach Tentative Agreement with Sparrow Hospital

Lansing, MI – The elected bargaining team of Sparrow Hospital caregivers and the administration reached a tentative agreement for a new 3-year contract today, averting a possible strike. This agreement will not be final until voted on by the membership of the Professional Employee Council of Sparrow Hospital, a local of the Michigan Nurses Association (PECSH-MNA). … Continue reading

Michigan Nurses Association Takes Legal Action Against Sparrow Hospital, Alleging Repeated Violations of Federal Labor Law

Lansing, MI – The Michigan Nurses Association filed an unfair labor practice charge against Sparrow Hospital with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) alleging that Sparrow Hospital has repeatedly violated federal labor law.

“We are completely fed up with the anti-union attitude Sparrow executives have taken,” said Jessica Lannon, RN, the grievance chair of the Professional Employee Council of Sparrow Hospital – Michigan Nurses Association (PECSH-MNA) and member of MNA’s Board of Directors. … Continue reading

Sparrow Caregivers Vote Overwhelmingly to Authorize Strike

96 percent OK move to get fair contract, provide best care to community

Nurses and healthcare professionals at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing have voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike if needed in their campaign to get a fair contract and provide the best care possible to the community. … Continue reading