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Below is the latest from CWA-represented nurses, technical, service and clerical staff employed by Catholic Health System, who walked off the job on Friday, October 1, over a long-standing st

Below is the latest from CWA-represented nurses, technical, service and clerical staff employed by Catholic Health System, who walked off the job on Friday, October 1, over a long-standing staffing

Below is the latest from CWA-represented nurses, technical, service and clerical staff employed by Catholic Health System, who walked off the job on Friday, October 1, over a long-standing staffing crisis that they want to see alleviated in new contracts.

TODAY: President of New York State AFL-CIO Mario Cilento to visit Picket Line

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SUNDAY: CWA Catholic Health Workers Unveil “COVID HEROES WALL”

The 10th day of the strike, strikers who worked through the height of the COVID-19 pandemic will share personal testimonials about what they faced

Almost 200 workers submitted photos and stories for the wall.

Below is the latest from CWA-represented nurses, technical, service and clerical staff employed by Catholic Health System, who walked off the job on Friday, October 1, over a long-standing staffing crisis that they want to see alleviated in new contracts.

CWA Bargaining Committees & Catholic Health Resume Negotiations

Today at 9AM, CWA and Catholic Health resumed bargaining over a new master contract. 

COVID HEROES WALL

Below is the latest from CWA-represented nurses, technical, service and clerical staff employed by Catholic Health System, who walked off the job last Friday, October 1, over a long-standing staffing crisis that they want to see alleviated in new contracts.

Candlelight Vigil at 6:00 PM

Below is the latest from CWA-represented nurses, technical, service and clerical staff employed by Catholic Health System, who walked off the job Friday over a long-standing staffing crisis that they want to see alleviated in new contracts.

CWA & Catholic Health met today for first time since strike commenced

Addressing the media following bargaining, CWA Area Director Debora Hayes said:

Below is the latest from CWA-represented nurses, technical, service and clerical staff employed by Catholic Health System, who walked off the job Friday over a long-standing staffing crisis that they want to see alleviated in new contracts.

CWA & Catholic Health meet face-to-face today

CWA is bargaining with Catholic Health System, in person, as of 8:30am, this morning to continue negotiations. CWA Area Director Debora Hayes said yesterday: 

CWA Catholic Health Workers Update: Frontline workers react to ambulance diversions from Mercy Hospital, community slams Catholic Health for travel nurse pay

Below is the latest from CWA-represented nurses, technical, service and clerical staff employed by Catholic Health System. Frontline workers at Catholic Health’s Mercy Hospital are preparing to strike on October 1 if the hospital system continues refusing to agree to a fair contract agreement that will help alleviate the major staffing crisis unfolding at CHS.