We won a major victory when we settled a grievance concerning overtime that placed Helen Porter RNs on the same wage scale as Porter Hospital RNs. The grievance settlement led to an average base pay increase of $2.72.
Jerilyn Langsdon, RN, Helen Porter Memory Care Unit representative, started the ball rolling on this back in August. When Jerilyn received a memo that PMC was changing the overtime pay structure at Helen Porter, she recognized it as a potential contract violation and contacted her union.
We filed a grievance, which ultimately led to this settlement.
If something doesn’t seem right, chances are it isn’t. Talk to your union representative to find out how you can change it. Standing together, we ARE making a difference!