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4/1/21 Notice to MFSH RNs

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DATE:            April 1, 2021 TO:                All Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital Registered Nurses FROM:           Kim Kornowski, MFSH RN Area Vice President                      Julie Grimm, MFSH RN Area Vice President            RE:                 Notice CWA was notified that Kaleida management has issued a flyer regarding the changes in work duties of the RNs and PCAs. The Union does not agree to this. We have […]

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SOCH-SJC Effects Agreement Reached

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CWA and Catholic Health have reached an effects agreement related to the unit closures at St. Joe’s (attached).  We worked very hard to bargain the best possible agreement given the circumstances.  Meetings will start Wednesday 3/31.  A union representative will be present in every meeting.  If you have additional questions, please contact your bargaining committee member or email […]

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Update for St. Joe’s Members

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ST. JOE’S UPDATE On March 15th, 2021, Catholic Health notified CWA 1168 that the following changes would be made regarding the Sisters of Charity St. Joseph campus location: *Approximately April 1st, COVID 19 patients will no longer be admitted *The campus will transition partly to an ambulatory care center with a large focus on orthopedics […]

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Landmark Win for Our Union!

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LANDMARK WIN FOR OUR UNION AND THE MEMBERS On November 26, 2019, Kaleida Administration notified CWA 1168 representatives that they were deleting over 100 Certified Medical Assistant and Medical Assistant positions at BGMC in most patient care areas and transition those positions to be filled with Patient Care Assistants. This became a job security fight […]

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Kaleida’s Need for (Extreme) Flexibility = No COVID MOU

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Kaleida’s Need for (Extreme) Flexibility = No COVID MOU On February 8th, the unions submitted a counterproposal to the Kaleida Health management team, which is attached to this memo. The unions’ counterproposal limited hazard pay to COVID-designated units similar to the March 2020 MOU. However, we included language to ensure that adequate staffing ratios were […]

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Unemployment Fraud – Fraudulent Claims Notice

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After receiving complaints from several members, CWA has made inquiries to Kaleida regarding identity theft and unemployment fraud. Management reported to us at our Oversight Meeting that Kaleida’s IT Department has found no cyber breaches within Kaleida Health that would have exposed employees’ sensitive data.   Management also stated that they will continue to work with […]

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