University of Michigan nurses plan to file 2nd unfair labor practice claim during contested contract talks

Juliana Keeping,, August 1, 2011 The University of Michigan nurses plan file a second unfair labor practice claim against the university, they announced today. Contract talks that fell apart in July between U-M and the nurses are scheduled to resume Wednesday. Contested areas involves increases to the nurses' health premiums and other changes to benefits. In the mean time, nurses union lawyers are gathering a list of alleged violations they say amounts to a new violation of state labor law. ... University