Jackson Health System, SEIU Reach 3-Year Contract Agreement

The deal could mean $150 million in salary and benefit concessions, JHS said. Karen Franklin, NBC, February 7, 2012 Jackson Health System and a union representing medical professionals announced Tuesday that they have reached a labor agreement in hopes of strengthening the Miami hospital, according to JHS administrators. The three-year contract, agreed upon by Service Employees International Union Local 1991 and Jackson, was established to help the hospital expand in the changing healthcare environment, the hospital said. The resolution will now be voted upon by employees, a financial board and county commissioners. ... Jackson