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URMC workers postpone strike vote after reaching tentative agreement

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Workers at URMC have postponed their strike vote after reaching a tentative agreement with management late Thursday night.

The strike vote would have taken place on Friday but has been postponed by Union Hospital caregivers and campus service workers at the University of Rochester Medical Center and the University of Rochester River Campus.

Possible three-day strike at URMC amid talks of negotiations Thursday

According to the SEIU Union, details of the agreement will be made public after ratification by the union members, which will take place next week.

“After 33 sessions of our hard work and dedication, we think we finally reached a very respectable agreement that we are proud to take back to our members for a vote,” said Angel Hagan-Sprinkle, Cook I, University of Rochester’s River Campus. 

URMC workers officially on strike after failed contract negotiations

The agreement comes after four months of negotiations, which included a 33-day long bargaining session between 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, 200United SEIU and the University of Rochester Medical Center. These contract talks began in late August.

​ ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Workers at URMC have postponed their strike vote after reaching a tentative agreement with management late Thursday night.

The strike vote would have taken place on Friday but has been postponed by Union Hospital caregivers and campus service workers at the University of Rochester Medical Center and the University of Rochester River Campus.
Possible three-day strike at URMC amid talks of negotiations Thursday
According to the SEIU Union, details of the agreement will be made public after ratification by the union members, which will take place next week.

“After 33 sessions of our hard work and dedication, we think we finally reached a very respectable agreement that we are proud to take back to our members for a vote,” said Angel Hagan-Sprinkle, Cook I, University of Rochester’s River Campus. 
URMC workers officially on strike after failed contract negotiations
The agreement comes after four months of negotiations, which included a 33-day long bargaining session between 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, 200United SEIU and the University of Rochester Medical Center. These contract talks began in late August. Read More NewsRochesterFirst  

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