The union wrapped up negotiations on a new contract with St. Francis Hospital in Memphis.
The bargaining committee, which was made up of Donald Dotson, Ruby Parsons, Johnnie Murphy, and Vetta Cunningham, negotiated the following improvements:
- 2.5% raise for each year of the contract
- Retroactive pay
- The bottom wage scale was lifted and now no bargaining unit employee will make less than $10/hr.
- Improvements in the 401(k) program
- The formation of a new labor/management committee to address staffing and quality care
This was a three year agreement and it expires in August of 2018.