Updates from our CNO

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...

Dear Colleagues, The University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC) is advancing the forefront of medicine every day, and you, our nursing team, are a major factor behind that success. For many patients, you are the face of UCMC and the hands that deliver on our promise of excellent care. They know you are professional, compassionate and skilled, dedicated to providing them the best in high-quality, compassionate care. Next week, we will begin negotiations with the National Nurses...