General nurses accept new deal

After two years with no pact, agreement is forged with Community Health Systems. Matt Hughes, Wilkes-Barre Times Leader, May 4, 2011 Wilkes-Barre – For the first time in two years union nurses at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital will have a new contract. Members of the Wyoming Valley Nurses Association/PASNAP union voted Tuesday to accept a collective-bargaining agreement forged with the hospital’s management Saturday, just hours before nurses were set to walk out in a planned 24-hour strike. “We are proud that we reached a resolution,” president of the nurses union and General employee Fran Prusinski said. ... General