San Francisco General Hospital
SEIU 1021 staff and member leaders are working hard to safeguard your health at work during the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here to find employer-specific information, details, and documents to learn more about what’s happening in your worksite during this outbreak.
Last year, after campaigning and lobbying from SEIU 1021 nurses, the California legislature passed SB1334, which took effect on January 1, 2023. This bill is intended to help ensure that healthcare workers in public sector workplaces receive adequate meal and rest breaks during their shifts.
Our Registered Nurse bargaining team has signed a Tentative Agreement (TA) for a new RN contract with the City and County of San Francisco. The TA includes progress on many of the priorities identified by members and your elected bargaining team: recruitment and retention of nurses, chronic understaffing, safety, and over-reliance on temps and travelers.
At 7:30 AM and after 22 hours of mediation, our Registered Nurse bargaining team signed a Tentative Agreement (TA) for a new RN contract with the City and County of San Francisco. The TA includes progress on many of the priorities identified by members and your elected bargaining team: recruitment and retention of nurses, chronic understaffing, safety, and over-reliance on temps and travelers.
Our tentative agreement includes:
|Mon||6/17||12:00pm-1:00pm||Comm Public Health Nurses||Ocean Park Health Center, 1351 24th Ave.|
|Mon||6/17||2:30pm-3:30pm||Comm Public Health Nurses||Medical Respite & Sobering Ctr, 1171 Mission St.|
|Tues||6/18||10:00am-11:00am||Comm Public Health Nurses|
The bargaining team recommends a YES vote on this Tentative Agreement.
From the bargaining table, to the streets, and before hospitals’ oversight committees, nurses are refusing to back down when to it comes to patient quality care and safety on the job.
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