Uploaded: Friday, July 27, 2000 5:30
Stanford Nurses approve contract
In a very close vote, the members of the Committee for the Recognition
of Nursing Achievement (CRONA), the union representing the Stanford Hospital's
1,700 registered nurses approved a two-year contract that will send them
back on the job. The vote ended the 50-day strike by the nurses' union.
The union needed 810 votes to approve the contract that received 825
votes from members.
"We are very pleased our nurses will be back to work as an integral part
of our patient care team," said Malinda Mitchell, CEO of SHC.
Hospital officials will be meeting Friday with CRONA representatives
to discuss the nurses' return to work.
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