Employees of Guthrie Corning Hospital represented by Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1199 in Corning, NY ratified a new, two-year labor contract this week, reached with the assistance of FMCS Commissioner Scott Montani. The contract covers 535 registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, medical technologists and technicians, service, maintenance and clerical employees who are part of 1199 SEIU.
According to news media accounts, the negotiations, which began March 11, included 14 all-day bargaining sessions with Commissioner Montani. The contract was set to expire at midnight Saturday, April 30.
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