We have a Tentative Agreement!

Our WSNA negotiating team recommends a YES vote

The agreement includes:

  • 6% raise which will be retroactive to 11/1/2021
  • 3.75% raise 11/1/2022
  • 3.5% raise 11/1/2023
  • Retention bonus up to $1000 in 2022 – paid in March 2022
  • Retention bonus up to $2000 in 2023 – paid February 2023
  • Retention bonus will be prorated based on FTE or hours worked which ever was higher
  • Improved language on cross training
  • Baylor weekend only positions with enhanced pay
  • Created pathway for nurses to return to original unit if transfer does not work out.
  • Increase to overtime pay related to overrun of scheduled procedures
  • Increased standby pay for standby in excess of 50 hours in a pay period
  • Fought off negative proposals to meal and rest periods
  • Fought off PTO proposal and protected current vacation and sick leave language
  • Fought off reductions in rest between shifts pay

Stay tuned for the announcement of the vote date, and a more detailed summary! Please remember you must be a WSNA member to vote.

If you have any questions or concerns, reach out to your bargaining team members or contact Nurse Representative Bret Percival at BPercival@WSNA.org.

In solidarity,
Your bargaining team:
Alicia O’Neal – Hospice Center
Beth Volk – 7 Silver OSN
Holly Baker – ED – Local Unit Treasurer
Karen Lasota – Home Hospice
Lexi Overa – ED
Sandy Gott – FMC – Grievance Officer
Theresa Blazer – FMC – Local Unit Chair