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Working Conditions Matter: Nurses Deserve Support and Respect →

Working Conditions Matter: Nurses Deserve Support and Respect Chronic understaffing and turnover make our jobs more difficult and affect our ability to provide excellent patient care. Nurses are key to the world-class patient care the hospitals are known for, and we deserve support and respect. If the hospitals are serious about Magnet principles like structural […]

CRONA RESPONSE: Hospital Statement on Retirement Benefits, 3/21 →

CRONA RESPONSE: Hospital Statement on Retirement Benefits, 3/21  The hospitals need to take a serious look at what it will take to recruit and retain the skilled Nurses needed to fill their new buildings — Nurses are key to the world-class care the hospitals pride themselves on delivering.  The hospitals have refused to make any proposal to […]

CRONA’s Response to Hospital Negotiation Update on March 20 →

CRONA RESPONSE: Hospital Negotiation Update on 3/20 In a message titled “Update on CRONA Negotiations” sent on Wednesday afternoon, hospital leadership provided nurses with some information about the economic package they presented to CRONA. CRONA will respond to the hospitals’ proposals at the bargaining table and continue providing negotiation updates throughout the weekend. But we […]

Negotiations Update: March 15, 2019 →

  CRONA Made Our Case: We Need a Truly Competitive Economic Package Last week CRONA made the case for a truly competitive economic package. This week we continued to explain to the hospitals why wage increases and improvements in our retirement and other benefits are necessary to recruit and retain world class Nurses. We gave […]

What does Pre-Approved Vacation and Pre-Approved Education Time Mean to You? →

Your Negotiation Team wants to hear from you – how does the ability to use pre-approved vacation and education impact your life and how you feel about your job? Please let us know by sharing your story with us at crona@crona.org.  In our 2016 Negotiations, the Nurses of CRONA negotiated contract language to protect Nurses’ ability to […]

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