Northwell Peconic Bay health care workers reach tentative agreement to avert strike

The tentative agreement includes improvements to safe staffing standards, stronger and expedited safe staffing enforcement, protection of New York State Nurse Association (NYSNA) health and pension benefits and major wage increases.

News 12 Staff

Feb 16, 2024, 10:18 PM

Updated 57 days ago

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The nurses at Northwell Health Peconic Bay Hospital reached a tentative agreement Thursday that would avoid a strike.
The tentative agreement includes improvements to safe staffing standards, stronger and expedited safe staffing enforcement, protection of New York State Nurse Association (NYSNA) health and pension benefits and major wage increases.
NYSNA members will vote on whether to ratify the contract on Feb. 20.
Nurses at Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Valley Stream were unable to reach a tentative agreement during their bargaining sessions. NYSNA nurses are calling on Northwell Health to settle a fair contract before the strike deadline of Feb. 21.


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