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Negotiations Inch Along Under Shadow of NYC Nurses’ Strike



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NEW YORK (AP) — The union representing a bunch of nurses at a New York Metropolis hospital reached a tentative contract settlement with its administration, however near 9,000 nurses at a number of different main hospitals had been nonetheless getting ready to go on strike.

The New York State Nurses Affiliation and BronxCare Well being System mentioned Saturday {that a} tentative settlement had been reached; the union mentioned it included pay raises yearly of its three-year time period in addition to staffing will increase.

One other hospital, Flushing Hospital Medical Middle, obtained to a tentative settlement with nurses on Friday night.

However agreements to keep away from a walkout beginning Monday morning had but to be reached at different non-public hospitals together with Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan and Montefiore Medical Middle within the Bronx, which each have greater than than 1,000 beds.

The hospitals have taken steps to organize for a strike by means of affected person transfers and directing ambulances elsewhere.

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