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Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System (SVMHS) and National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW) are working toward contract agreement. SVMHS is committed to providing highly competitive pay and benefits for our valued NUHW team members. Negotiations are also focused on improving patient satisfaction and hospital operations with quality care remaining a top priority.

Negotiations Updates

October 1, 2015
Full Report Read Here

October 28, 2015
Update Read Here

October 28, 2015
Proposal Read Here

November 12, 2015
Update Read Here

November 17, 2015
Update Read Here

November 24, 2015
Update Read Here

Feburary 5, 2016
Update Read Here

Feburary 9, 2016
Read CEO Memo Update Here

February 12, 2016
Read SVMHS Last, Best & Final Offer on Article 11, Seniority

February 12, 2016
Read SVMHS Last, Best & Final Offer (excluding Article 11)

February 12, 2016
Read SVMHS Contract Negotiations Grid

March 31, 2016
Update Read Here

April 12, 2016
Update Read Here

April 14, 2016
NUHW Negotiations Update and FAQ's

May 6, 2016
NUHW Strike Notice

May 6, 2016
SVMHS Notice to All Staff regarding Strike Notice

May 6, 2016
SVMHS Letter to NUHW

May 9, 2016
SVMHS Memo to CNA staff

May 9, 2016
About Strikes FAQ

May 12, 2016
Strike FAQ's for NUHW employees

May 13, 2016
Board Action

May 13, 2016
Board Resolution

May 13, 2016
Notice of Implementation

May 13, 2016
Last, Best and Final Offer

May 13, 2016
Implemented Terms from Last, Best and Final Offer

May 16, 2016
Pete Delgaldo Memo to Staff

May 23, 2016
Memo - Next Steps

June 28, 2016
Mediation Update

July 18, 2016
Memorandum

July 20, 2016
Mediation Update

July 27, 2016
Negotiations Update

Important Negotiation Dates

    • July 16, 2015
    • July 24, 2015
    • August 13, 2015
    • August 17, 2015
    • August 19, 2015
    • September 10, 2015
    • September 14, 2015
    • September 22, 2015
    • September 28, 2015
    • September 30, 2015
    • October 8, 2015
    • October 14, 2015
    • October 19, 2015
    • October 21, 2015
    • November 11, 2015
    • November 13, 2015
    • November 19, 2015
    • December 3, 2015
    • December 22, 2015
    • January 8, 2016
    • January 26, 2016
    • February 3, 2016
    • February 10, 2016 - Impasse Declared
    • April 12, 2016 - Mediation Scheduled
    • May 6, 2016 - NUHW Intent to Strike Notice
    • May 11, 2016 - Special Board Meeting
    • May, 17, 2016 - NUHW Strike
    • May 18, 2016 - Special Board Meeting
    • July 19, 2016 - State Mediation 
    • July 26, 2016 - State Mediation