Nurses and support staff at Sacred Heart Medical Center tout their new contract agreement as a victory


Just two weeks ago, labor unions representing both nurses and hospital support staff at Sacred Heart Medical Center were gearing up to strike.

Now, after over a year of contract negotiations with Providence Health and Services — a large nonprofit that runs hospitals across the West Coast — and marathon bargaining sessions that went until the early hours of the morning, both unions have contract agreements, and they're claiming a resounding victory.


THE INLANDER: Nurses and support staff at Sacred Heart Medical Center tout their new contract agreement as a victory (1/16/20)