• Framingham July 6, 2022 11:58 pm

    Oncology Center at MetroWest in Framingham to Remain Open, For Now

    In a surprise announcement that caught many off guard, including some city councilors, the oncology department at MetroWest Medical Center in Framingham is staying open – at least for now. The announcement was made at a hearing from the state’s Department of Public Health on Wednesday at Framingham City Hall. The CEO of the medical center, which is owned by…

  • Saint Vincent Hospital December 21, 2021 1:39 pm

    Saint Vincent Hospital Nurses Strike Could End With Jan. 3 Vote

    Four days after reaching a tentative agreement with Tenet HealthCare on a new contract, about 700 nurses at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester have set a contract ratification vote date, which could end their long strike. On Friday night, the Massachusetts Nurses Association announced that U.S. Labor Secretary Martin Walsh had mediated an all-day session at the IBEW Local 103…

  • Saint Vincent Hospital October 15, 2021 2:44 pm

    As Nurses Strike Stretches on, St. Vincent Hospital Moves to Implement Recent Contract Offer

    Administrators at Worcester’s Saint Vincent Hospital are moving to end a monthslong nursing strike, saying Friday they are preparing to unilaterally implement their most recent offer this weekend. But the Massachusetts Nurses Association fired back that the hospital’s declaration of an impasse was illegal, and that it had filed a new charge of unfair labor practices with the federal...

  • nurses strike June 30, 2021 6:57 am

    Striking Nurses Offer Counter Proposal

    In one of the longest strikes in Massachusetts history at 115 days, nurses at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester offered a counter proposal for hospital officials late Tuesday night.

  • nurses strike June 30, 2021 1:28 pm

    St. Vincent Nurses Offer Counter Proposal to End Strike

    In one of the longest strikes in Massachusetts history at 115 days, nurses at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester offered a counter proposal for hospital officials late Tuesday night. The counter proposal was delivered to federal mediators around 11 p.m. Tuesday in response to an offer from Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare earlier this week. The Massachusetts Nurse’s Association was unsatisfied with…

  • nurses strike June 28, 2021 6:43 am

    Hospital Offers New Proposal to End St. Vincent Nurses Strike

    It’s been 112 days of walking the picket line outside Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester, but striking nurses are still not satisfied with the latest proposal from hospital officials.

  • nurses strike June 28, 2021 7:25 am

    Striking Worcester Nurses to Meet, Consider Hospital Proposal

    It’s been 112 days of walking the picket line outside Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester, but striking nurses are still not satisfied with the latest proposal from hospital officials. Those nurses are mulling over a new proposal from Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare, which they claim isn’t a serious proposal. “While the nurses had hoped this would be a good faith...

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