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Union members ratify agreement at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center

by niagarau
Thu, Feb 2nd 2012 03:25 pm

Employees at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Wednesday approved a new, 10-month collective bargaining agreement covering physical therapists, occupational therapists, social workers, therapists and discharge planners.

The 29 employees covered by the agreement are members of 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East. The agreement includes a 3 percent wage increase in addition to a 1 percent signing bonus and a joint employer and union training and upgrading education fund, which allows workers to continue their education.

The contract is the result of four months of bargaining by employee and management negotiating committees.

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center is located at 621 10th St., Niagara Falls.

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