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Technical professionals continue hospital negotiations

Technical professionals continue hospital negotiations

Zoe Stern, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Hospital technical employees’ contracts are currently under negotation. Following strikes from nurses in the summer of 2018, contract negotiations are taking place with the University of Vermont Medical Center. The Vermont Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals, the nurses’ union, aims t...

Nurses strike deal with medical center

Nurses strike deal with medical center

Sawyer Loftus, Assistant Breaking News Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under Headliners, News, Vermont

After eight months of negotiating UVM Medical Center nurses and the administration have struck a lasting deal. The nurses announced the vote by union membership in favor of the contract via Facebook Sept. 27, the night before a scheduled press conference in front of the medical center. The union...

Nurses Reach Tentative Agreement

Nurses Reach Tentative Agreement

Sawyer Loftus, Assistant Breaking News Editor

September 26, 2018


Filed under Campus, Headliners, News

Sawyer Loftus After months of bargaining, UVM Medical Center nurses and administration have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract, according to a Sept. 20 press release. The Vermont Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals have been negotiating their next three year contract with U...

Nurses and Medical Center reach tentative agreement

Nurses and Medical Center reach tentative agreement

Sawyer Loftus, Assistant Breaking News Editor

September 19, 2018


Filed under Headliners, News, Vermont

Updated 9/20/18 at 12:04 AM to include a statement from UVM Medical Center.  After months of bargaining, UVM Medical Center nurses and administration have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract, according to a Sept. 20 press release. The Vermont Federation of Nurses and Health Professio...

Nurses protest UVM Medical Center’s budget hearing

Nurses protest UVM Medical Center’s budget hearing

Sawyer Loftus, Senior Staff Writer

August 24, 2018


Filed under Headliners, News, Vermont

In the midst of ongoing contract negotiations between the UVM Medical Center and its nurses’ union, a hearing to confirm the medical center’s annual budget continued “business as usual” despite pleas from nurses. The union of just over 1,800 members called on the Green Mountain Care Board —...

Nurses’ Union leadership ask lead negotiator to resign

Nurses’ Union leadership ask lead negotiator to resign

Sawyer Loftus, Senior Staff Writer

August 24, 2018


Filed under News, Vermont

The lead negotiator for the UVM Medical Center nurses’ union has resigned after 8 months in the role. The negotiator, Julie MacMillan, announced her decision to resign on Facebook after several members of the union leadership team asked her to resign, according to the post. MacMillan, who is a n...

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