NYSNA-Represented Nurses At Mount Sinai Hospital In New York City & At Montefiore New Rochelle Both Ratify New Contracts - Nurses Made Several Gains At Mount Sinai & Registered 'Strong' Wage Increases At Montefiore
New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA)-represented Nurses employed at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City and at the Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital have ratified new contracts, the Statewide Nurses Union that represents more than 42,000 Members across New York announced on its Social Media platforms this week.
In New York, NYSNA announced: The votes are in for another win! Mount Sinai Nurses at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary (NYEE) overwhelmingly voted to ratify a new contract. Nurses made several gains in their new three-year contract that includes pay raises, Letter of Employment Security as NYEE restructures, improved staffing guidelines, new retiree health benefits and full tuition reimbursement. Congratulations Mount Sinai NYEE Nurses!
And in New Rochelle, NYSNA announced: Victory at Montefiore New Rochelle! NYSNA Nurses at Montefiore New Rochelle unanimously voted to ratify a new contract that includes strong wage increases, a new VEBA retiree health plan, improved tuition reimbursement, restrictions on floating, and much more! From the bargaining table to the picket line, congratulations to every Montefiore New Rochelle nurse who worked tirelessly for this hard-fought victory.
No additional details were immediately made available on the contracts by NYSNA.
NYSNA Nurses had been on Strike at Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital.
About 200 conducted a two-day Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) Strike after calling on Montefiore to hire more Nurses and improve wages and benefits.
The two sides had not been able to agree on a contract for two years.
The Strike took place as hospitalizations across Westchester from COVID-19 recently exceeded 200.
For More On The Strike At Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital, Go To: www.lohud.com/story/news/local/westchester/new-rochelle/2020/12/01/nurses-strike-montefiore-new-rochelle-hospital-begin-contract-talks-fail/6469959002/