Negotiation Session

The University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC) and National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United (NNOC/NNU) met yesterday and today for our second and third negotiating sessions to discuss terms for a new Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). We continued to focus on non-economic proposals, which are those that deal with matters other than wages and benefits. We stressed the fact that the new contract now will have to cover newly represented nurses and that we need...

Today, the University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC) and National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United (NNOC/NNU) met for our first negotiation session to determine terms for our new Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). NNOC/NNU made its first set of “non-economic” proposals today. Non-economic proposals are those that deal with matters other than wages and benefits, such as scheduling, the request that NNU representatives be badged and afforded access to patient care areas, and electronic access to information...