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Kaleida Negotiations Update #4 – 1/11/22

Category: Uncategorized

Red T-Shirt EditionDon’t forget to Wear your Red T-Shirt this Wednesday, January 12, 2022. A team of CWA mobilizers will be outside of all KH facilities with t-shirts for those members who have yet to get one. We will also have additional red items on hand (i.e. Scrunchies and wristbands) for our members who work in departments […]

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1199SEIU Training & Upgrading Fund – 2022 Benefit Increases

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Great news! We’re increasing our benefits in 2022! New tuition assistance rates along with two brand new benefit programs. Increased tuition assistance rate of up to $5,000 per year (covers tuition and approved fees) New — Shortage Occupation tuition assistance benefit of up to $9,000 per year* New — Work Release Stipend of up to […]

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Kaleida Negotiations – Update #2 12/21/21

Category: Bargaining, Uncategorized

Update II STRIKE FACT SHEET In preparation for our contract fight, we have assembled a FAQ of the most common questions members have been asking regarding a strike. Of course, there are many other questions, and they will be answered in future publications and direct lines of communication. CURRENT CONDITIONS As we are all acutely […]

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Kaleida Health: It’s time to recognize our members

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On December 16, 2021 the unions entered an agreement with Kaleida Health administration to permit their recruiters to begin offering a sign-on bonuses to seasoned nurses, new graduate nurses, CMAs, and PCAs.  Kaleida Health was insistent with us that these bonuses were necessary to remain competitive, as Catholic Health is offering a similar sign-on bonus. […]

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Kaleida Negotiations – Update #1 12/14/21

Category: Bargaining

Kaleida Contract Bargaining – Update I MOBILIZING EFFORTS Union Lead Mobilizers attended their fourth training on 12/8/21. There are currently 30 Lead Mobilizers that will be instrumental in updating our members on bargaining updates and other important issues going on within our facilities. Ultimately we hope to have 40 Lead Mobilizers to help ensure each […]

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