June 23, 2016 – Providence Hospital Bargaining Update

The union’s bargaining committee met with Providence Hospital’s management for the 10th bargaining session.  The union had previously provided a financial package proposal to management at the end of the last session.  Management’s team began the session today by providing a package counterproposal which addressed some of the union’s issues, but which ultimately maintained the majority of management’s prior proposals. The union countered with a … Continue reading

June 7, 2016 – Providence Hospital Bargaining Update

Today, the union’s bargaining committee presented a package counterproposal to management addressing most of the proposals on the table.  The union team is optimistic that we will achieve strong improvements in the contract that will benefit all of our members at Providence Hospital. Last week, management offered us a package proposal which included modest wage increases, no changes to MMTP caseloads, improvements to MMTP group … Continue reading

May 25, 2016 – Providence Hospital Bargaining Update

The Providence Hospital Union Bargaining Committee is currently in its 6th meeting with management. We just handed management our wage package proposal. In previous sessions, we have offered proposals on Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program (MMTP) Caseloads, Group Productivity Rates, Intake Productivity Rates, and Probationary Period Productivity Requirements, as well as Payroll Periods, Preceptor Training, Time Clocks & Payroll Periods, Mandating, Floating, and Bereavement Leave. … Continue reading