NYSNA’s Negotiations Committee announced a tentative agreement was reached October 17 between the City of New York and the Health and Hospitals Corporation. There are no givebacks in this agreement. The basic terms of the agreement, which will run from Dec. 1, 2007 until Jan. 20, 2010, cover changes in compensation and benefits.
HHC/City Nurse local bargaining unit members can find a detailed agreement summary, and the actual text of the Memorandum of Agreement posted the Members Only section of NYSNA's Web site. Please note: Access to the members area requires registration, and once registered you must use your user name and password.
Ratification is scheduled for Thursday, October 25, 2007. Flyers will be posted at facilities announcing the time and place for ratification. If you have any questions, please contact your nursing representative.
With more than 34,000 members, NYSNA is the oldest and largest state nurses’ association in the nation. It is an influential union for RNs, representing nurses in New York and New Jersey. Offering a wide range of services to its members, NYSNA fosters high standards of nursing education and practice and works to advance the profession through legislative activity. It is a constituent of the American Nurses Association and of the United American Nurses, an affiliate of the AFL-CIO.