Bargaining Update CNA Negotiations
May 27, 2017
Palomar Health met with the California Nurses Association (CNA) on May 25, 2017 for continued contract negotiations.  Highlights included the following:   Contract Extension:  The parties’ current agreement was set to expire on May 31, 2017.  Palomar Health proposed a 30-day contract extension to June 30, 2017. CNA agreed to a shorter extension, until June 23, 2017 at 11:59 pm.   Nursing Duties:  CNA requested to add an article to the contract called “Nursing Practice Duties.”  We have questioned why this article is needed, since nurses’ duties are stated in the Nursing Practice Act and their job descriptions. CNA's latest proposal eliminated reference to the job descriptions. We responded that if we are going to discuss the nurses’ duties in the contract, we need to reference both the Nursing Practice Act and the job descriptions.   Safe Patient Handling/Lift ...

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