For Immediate Release
Contact: Mark Genovese, 518.782.9400, ext. 353
GLOVERSVILLE, Nov. 10, 2011 — Negotiators for the registered nurses and management at Nathan Littauer Hospital reached a tentative agreement early this morning on a new contract. As a result, the nurses notice of intent to strike on Monday has been withdrawn. The agreement comes after two days of intensive negotiations. The 150 RNs are members of the New York State Nurses Association.
A date for members to ratify the agreement is expected to be set within the next day. Details of the agreement will be available after it is approved.
The New York State Nurses Association is the voice for nursing in the Empire State. With more than 37,000 members, it is New York’s largest professional association and union for registered nurses. The association represents registered nurses, and some all-professional bargaining units, in New York and New Jersey. It supports nurses and nursing practice through education, research, legislative advocacy, and collective bargaining.
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