Saint Charles, ONA Reach Tentative Contract Agreement

Glenn Vaagen, myCentralOregon.com, January 12, 2011 Bend - Saint Charles Health System and the Oregon Nurses Association have announced a tentative agreement on a three-year contract for nurses in Redmond. Tuesday's announcement wraps over two months of negotiations, in which a federal mediator was used to help both sides reach a consensus on wages and premium pay. Katy Vitcovich, Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Saint Charles, told KBNW News they are pleased with the outcome. ... Saint