Pioneer Nurses OK Labor Contract

Glenn Vaagen, myCentralOregon.com, May 9, 2011 Prineville - In a unanimous vote late last week, the 34 Pioneer Memorial Hospital nurses decided to approve a first ever labor contract. "We are thrilled that the nurses felt this contract met their needs and that we were able to reach an agreement that is fair to them and to Saint Charles Health System," said Katy Vitcovich, Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Saint Charles. "Both negotiating teams worked so hard to reach this successful outcome and we very much appreciate all those who were involved in the process." ... Pioneer