WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The most recent effort to resolve a five-month-long strike by nurses at a Massachusetts hospital has ended with out a settlement.
Administration at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Worcester on Thursday introduced what they known as their “final, greatest and remaining” supply, which was promptly criticized by the nurses represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Affiliation as an “unsatisfactory ultimatum.”
Lots of of nurses went on strike March 8 to demand higher staff-to-patient ratios, which they are saying are important for affected person security. However the hospital, owned by Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare, says staffing ranges are in keeping with trade requirements. Administration has proposed higher staffing in some items.
“That is by no means represents a good-faith effort to discover a decision to this disaster and simply demonstrates Tenet’s callous disregard for his or her nurses, and extra importantly, for our sufferers and our neighborhood, whose future well