Nurses and support staff at Sacred Heart Medical Center tout their new contract agreement as a victory


Just two weeks ago, labor unions repre­senting both nurses and hospital support staff at Sacred Heart Medical Center were gearing up to strike.

Now, after over a year of contract negoti­a­tions with Provi­dence Health and Services — a large nonprofit that runs hospi­tals across the West Coast — and marathon bargaining sessions that went until the early hours of the morning, both unions have contract agree­ments, and they’re claiming a resounding victory.


THE INLANDER: Nurses and support staff at Sacred Heart Medical Center tout their new contract agreement as a victory (1/16/20)