On June 30th, the Brattleboro Federation of Nurses negotiation team reached a tentative agreement with hospital management. This agreement does not go into effect unless and until members ratify the agreement.
A ratification vote will be held on Friday, July 22nd at BMH (room TBD). Members may also request an absentee ballot by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Highlights of the Agreement include:
Oct16 2% Step or Bonus (if on top step)
Oct17 2% Step or Bonus (if on top step)
Oct18 2% Step or Bonus (if on top step)
LPN Catch-up Oct16: $.25 added to each step Oct16: New step 26 Oct17: New step 27
Health Insurance and Retirement: Lock in current benefits.
Urgent pay: Management may offer urgent pay (two times the employee’s base rate) to fulfill staffing needs. Management must offer urgent pay if the unit needs additional staff within twenty-four hours (24) hours from the start of the shift. (Mandatory or Voluntary)
Floating: Maintain current restrictions
Click here for the full summary.
Click here for the actual tentative agreements.