The union representing about 5,000 nurses at Stanford Well being Care and Lucile Packard Kids’s Hospital have reached a tentative settlement for a brand new contract, a transfer that may finish a strike that started on Monday, April 25.
The Committee for Recognition of Nursing Achievement, which represents the placing nurses, stated the brand new contract, if accredited by membership, would give members a 7% wage improve this 12 months. The negotiations additionally resulted in a 5% improve efficient in the beginning of subsequent April, one other improve efficient in April 2024 and enormous will increase to nurses’ retirement advantages.
The union’s membership nonetheless must vote via the weekend on whether or not to approve the tentative settlement, which was reached on Friday.
The hospitals additionally assured a further week of trip for all nurses beginning in 2024.
The placing nurses referred to as on Stanford administration to enhance working circumstances and handle workers shortages.