RNs Win Historic New Pact at Sutter Lakeside Hospital

Shows Way to End Broader Dispute When Sutter Executives Withdraw Demands for Onerous Concession Demands. California Nurses Association/National Nurses United, June 7, 2012 Registered nurses at Sutter Lakeside Hospital in Lakeport have reached a tentative agreement with hospital officials on a new collective bargaining contract that nurses say is the latest signal to Sutter Health corporate executives that an end to the broader dispute between nurses and the hospital chain can be achieved. Major elements of the agreement are significant new patient care protections that are critical to the RNs’ ability to provide safe care ... RNs