Northside nurses OK agreement with bidder

Forum moving closer to sale. Warren Tribune Chronicle, May 29, 2010 The union representing 480 nurses at Forum Health Northside Medical Center ratified an intent agreement Friday with the bankrupt health care system's potential buyer. Eric Williams, president of the Ohio Nurses Association/Youngstown General Duty Nurses Association, said because of a confidentiality agreement, he could not discuss specifics of the contract. "Over the last two days, members of the YGDNA met and considered a final offer from Ardent Inc., and union members voted in favor of it," Williams said. He declined to say how many members voted or the margin of passage. ... Northside