Rutland hospital officials asking for nurse cooperation

Associated Press, November 17, 2005

Rutland - Officials at the Rutland Regional Medical Center say they will seek to implement changes to the hospital's pension system despite opposition from unionized nurses.

Administrators are hoping the nurses will reverse their opposition to their plan to end the defined benefit pension plan in favor of a defined contribution plan. The switch could save the hospital $5 million a year. ... Rutland