Big Victory in Tentative Deal to End Outsourcing of Main ER and Rape Treatment Center

Weeks of discussions have produced a settlement agreement with JHS management that achieves victory on several pending class action grievances, stops the PL deduction and, most importantly, saves the jobs of our doctors and nurse practioners who work in all JHS ERs. The settlement also clears the path for us to begin applying savings made from the efficiencies we are finding toward reducing the 5 percent insurance contribution.

Union Victory for Overtime Payment Issues!

After a meeting with President Martha Baker, RN, management has agreed to hold off on their plans to take back money from members who were overpaid, due to errors in Jackson’s payroll system — a huge victory for our members! Management has agreed to look at all accusations of overpayment to evaluate if they willContinue reading “Union Victory for Overtime Payment Issues!”

Jackson South’s OB Unit Saved!

Our union celebrates a huge victory on Thursday, July 8th, after county commissioners voted to keep Jackson South’s OB Unit open, overturning the PHT Board’s previous decision to close our vitally important maternity center. Local 1991 members and community supporters packed the commission meeting to protest the unit’s closing, which the PHT Board approved despiteContinue reading “Jackson South’s OB Unit Saved!”