Nurses, Lorain hospital reach pact

Alicia Castelli, Chronicle-Telegram, September 2, 2009 Lorain - A three-year pact providing for raises for nurses at Community Regional Medical Center took effect Tuesday. The Service Employees International Union District 1199 and the hospital had been negotiating for one month before reaching an agreement last week.“Both Community Regional Medical Center and the Service Employees International Union recognize that these are difficult economic times,” said Ed Oley, president of Community Health Partners, the hospital’s parent corporation. ... Nurses