Company 300 Positions Become Union Eligible

In December 2018, around thirty previously non-union job classifications were “unit clarified” into SEIU 1991’s Professionals Bargaining Unit.  As a result, nearly a hundred previously non-union Jackson employees are now union eligible.  We welcome them all to the SEIU 1991 family.  Below is a link to the full MOU describing how the movement to unionContinue reading “Company 300 Positions Become Union Eligible”

Contract Summary

 Contract Summary for RNs and Professionals  Financial Victories! Higher pay, as usual, ranked as a top issue among members who completed the survey.  The Bargaining Team made this issue a priority and found creative ways to put more money in everyone’s pocket. Here’s a list of the financial gains we won! Market Adjustments ranging fromContinue reading “Contract Summary”

Bargaining Update – Session 2

We had our second bargaining session on Thursday, June 29, from 9 am to 5 pm at the SEIU 1991 office. We continue working very collaboratively with management for the benefit of our patients and our members. Our collective goal is to find efficiencies that will provide our members with the greatest benefits at the most efficient costContinue reading “Bargaining Update – Session 2”

Bargaining Update – First Session

The opening bargaining session for the 2017-2020 contract took place on Monday, June 26, from 9 pm to 5 pm at DTC 259. “We’re taking a new approach this year,” said SEIU 1991 President Martha Baker, RN. “We want to make the process as productive as possible for our members so we can continue toContinue reading “Bargaining Update – First Session”

Labor Management Partnership Launches

More than 100 Local 1991 members and Jackson managers recently launched an exciting new partnership to transform Jackson’s culture into one of constant learning and collaboration at all levels. The group came together to learn about the process and begin training to work in teams to tackle issues in their areas.