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Contract negotiations survey 2022 and WSNA officer elections

Deadline to complete the survey is April 11, 2022

The term of office for the current set of WSNA officers ends June 2022 and your WSNA contract between WSNA and the Spokane Regional Health District expires Sept. 30, 2022. One of the surveys linked to below serves as a vehicle to nominate new officers and the other provides a way to express your interest and desires for the upcoming negotiating session.

By being a part of the WSNA officer team, you are a part of the negotiating team and a body of dynamic nursing leaders who have been given the authority to make critical decisions in the best interest of the nurses, though various platforms. Aside from negotiations, the officers engage in labor management which is a forum where the officers bring issues from the nurses forward to be addressed in a timely manner. You work closely with WSNA Nurse Rep Jaclyn Smedley to run the local unit.

The negotiating survey is your negotiating teams' first step in preparation for contract negotiations. Your input is critical in determining priorities as your team of nurses heads to the bargaining table. Please take a moment to complete the short interests survey. The power of representation comes from the willingness of registered nurses to unite. Our strength is in unity!

Questions? Contact a local unit officer or your Nurse Representative.

Jaclyn Smedley, BSN, RN – WSNA Nurse Rep jsmedley@wsna.org

Jan Yoder, SRHD, RN – WSNA Secretary Janyo1@msn.com, cell 509-995-1293

Kimberly Parkey, RN – WSNA Grievance Officer kimiko1666@gmail.com

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Resources and tools

Document unsafe conditions

If you find yourself in a situation that you believe creates unsafe conditions for patients or for you, you should complete a Staffing Complaint / ADO Form as soon as possible.

By completing the form, you will help make the problem known to management, creating an opportunity for the problem to be addressed. Additionally, you will be documenting the facts, which may be helpful to you later if there is a negative outcome.

WSNA also uses your ADO forms to track the problems occurring in your facility. When you and your coworkers take the important step of filling out an ADO form, you are helping to identify whether there is a pattern of unsafe conditions for you or your patients at your facilities. This information is used by your conference committee, staffing committee, and WSNA labor staff to improve your working conditions.

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Representation rights

If called into a meeting with management, read the following to management when the meeting begins:

If this discussion could in any way lead to my being disciplined or terminated, I respectfully request that my union representative be present at this meeting. Without representation present, I choose not to participate in this discussion.