Labor Radio spoke to Michael Elvord, a co-chair of SEIU Healthcare and a newly-elected member of the SEIU board, who gave the basics of the new two-year deal.
Elvord says membership is very happy with the contract.
Elvord describes wage negotiations.
Labor Radio listeners may remember how Meriter management gave themselves emergency time off due to the COVID pandemic but did not extend it to blue-collar staff. Elvord describes a win on this in the latest negotiations.
Elvord describes a key side agreement.
Elvord credits the participation and solidarity shown by the rank-and-file for the successful negotiations.
That was Michael Elvord of SEIU Healthcare.
Reporting Courtesy of Greg Geboski for Labor Radio
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