Bargaining Update - CNA Negotiations
May 19, 2017
Palomar Health and the California Nurses Association (CNA) met on May 18, 2017 for continued contract negotiations. The following is an accurate report of the meeting: Community Health Needs: The parties began by discussing CNA’s proposal to add a Community Health Needs article to the contract. The Union has asked Palomar Health to create an “RN Community Corps.”  This would involve hiring and paying a minimum of ten (10) full-time CNA bargaining unit registered nurses to go out into the community. Given current staffing concerns, we asked CNA to justify hiring 10 full-time nurses who would not be working at the bedside. Community Health Improvement Programs: We already have outstanding community health improvement programs, which are focused on the area’s top health needs. We asked CNA to “pledge to support Palomar Health’s community health improvement activities and to increase its ...

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