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Geisinger CMC Nurses Win Staffing Improvements and Wage Parity

In addition to significant wage improvements, Geisinger has committed to hire and retain at least 150 new RNs. “Staffing has been a major issue at the hospital. We want our patients to get the best quality care, so we tried in these negotiations to attack the problem from multiple angles,” said Roben Schwartz, RN, the local union president.

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Nurses agree to new contract at Geisinger-CMC

By Andrew M. Seder, TimesLeader.com

The existing three-year contract between the Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Employees and Geisinger-CMC wasn’t set to expire until January and both sides praised the agreement and the way it was handled.

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