West Springfield School Committee settles contract with school nurses

Sandra Constantine, Springfield Republican, April 26, 2012 West Springfield - The School Committee has unanimously approved a three-year collective bargaining agreement for school nurses that offers no cost-of-living raises for fiscal 2012, the current financial year. 

The board adopted the pact Tuesday with the local unit of the Massachusetts Nurses Association.

 School Department Business Manager Carey G. Sheehan said the agreement mirrors that of the ones settled with other collective bargaining units representing School Department employees. Those groups include unions representing teachers, custodians, clerical workers, food service employees and teacher aides. ... West