Category: Negotiations 2019

It’s Official! New 2019 – 2022 CRONA Contract Ratified →

New CRONA Contract Ratified We did it! After months of negotiations with the hospitals, over two-thirds of CRONA Nurses have voted to ratify a new contract with Stanford Health Care and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. This contract protects and supports Nurses and our patients. It is a contract that we can all be proud of. […]

New Certification Payments From the Tentative Agreements →

The Tentative Agreements include new Certification Pay provisions. To be eligible for the incentive payment, the national certification or recertification must be one that is either (1) the most applicable certification in a Nurse’s area of specialty, or (2) one that supports the basic clinical practice in the Nurse’s area of work. Additionally, the certification […]

Joint Statement From CRONA and the Hospitals →

Stanford Health Care, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford and CRONA have reached Tentative Agreements on new three-year collective bargaining agreements.  All parties fully support the ratification of the Tentative Agreements by the Nurses.  Further information about the terms of the Tentative Agreements will be provided. Download printer-friendly PDF here.

Tentative Agreement Reached: Ratification Vote May 8 →

Tentative Agreement Reached: Ratification Vote May 8 On Friday night, into Saturday morning, and then again until late yesterday evening, CRONA has been negotiating to bring this process over the finish line. These negotiations came down to the wire, but the hospitals have finally agreed to a contract that Nurses can be proud of. CRONA’s […]

My 2000 Strike Story: Jacquette Ward →

My 2000 Strike Story: Jacquette Ward On June 7, 2000, CRONA Nurses went on strike. Striking was a new experience for me. The day the strike began, I was with the many other CRONA Nurses by the fountains in front of the hospital, holding signs to show our strength and unity. As we stood together, […]

Friends of CRONA: Emily Rubin on the Oakland Teachers’ Strike →

Friends of CRONA: Emily Rubin on the Oakland Teachers’ Strike Emily Rubin I started teaching transitional kindergarten at Glenview Elementary in Oakland this year. The first year of teaching at a school is bonkers no matter where you are, but the Oakland teachers’ strike made it a wild time to start. There is something that […]

Update: Mediation Sessions & Next Steps →

Mediation Update After CRONA called for a strike authorization vote, the hospitals requested the involvement of a federal mediator. Your negotiating team met twice this week with the hospitals and the federal mediator, but we were not able to reach an agreement. Next week, CRONA will assess whether it makes sense to agree to another mediation […]

Going on Strike: Frequently Asked Questions →

Frequently Asked Questions About Striking   Who determines whether or not there will be a strike? The CRONA membership. CRONA’s Bylaws call for a 2/3 vote (or 66.6%) of the entire membership to pass a strike vote. If you do not vote, it is a “No” vote.   Who decides whether to have a strike […]

My 2000 Strike Story: Fred Taleghani →

My 2000 Strike Story: Fred Taleghani  It had been a typical busy night in the PICU. I had been at the hospital just over a year and had really settled in into my new unit and routine. As always, the PICU was short-staffed so I had picked up an extra shift. I sat eating my dinner in a quiet place to unwind and relax, before heading back […]

Update: Next Steps Beyond the Strike Vote →

Update: Next Steps Beyond the Strike Vote This week, CRONA members voted to authorize a strike. We have heard you loudly and clearly: CRONA Nurses are ready and willing to strike if that’s what it will take to get the wages, benefits and working conditions we deserve. Your CRONA negotiating team will continue trying to […]

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