Nurses’ Tentative New Contract With University Of California Would Boost Pay By 15 Percent Over 5 Years
If approved by California Nurses Association members, the new contract would cover 14,000 registered nurses working at five UC medical centers, 10 student health centers and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory through October 2020.
UC, Nurses’ Union Have Tentative Deal
After almost two years of negotiations, the California Nurses Association announced Saturday that it has a tentative contract agreement with the University of California that would boost pay 15 percent over five years. ... CNA touted that a “host of improvements and protections for both patients and nurses” are included in the agreement. Language in the contract would include workplace violence and sexual harassment protections and infectious disease protections. (Dickman, 9/15)
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California Janitors March From San Francisco To Sacramento, Urging Governor To Sign Sexual Harassment Bill
A group of around 100 janitors finished a nearly 100-mile trek on from San Francisco to Sacramento Friday, pressuring Gov. Jerry Brown to sign a bill they say will help protect them against sexual assault while working at night. The bill builds upon prior legislation that requires janitorial employers to undergo sexual harassment and assault training, among other measures. (Sebai, 9/14)