Contract agreement between nurses, EMMC ‘a great relief’

Meg Haskell, Bangor Daily News, April 29, 2011 Bangor - Neither side was willing to talk details, but negotiators for both Eastern Maine Medical Center and for the 830 unionized nurses who work there said on Friday they were relieved to have reached an 11th hour agreement for a one-year contract, thereby averting a threatened five-day work stoppage. “We are very happy, and proud of our bargaining team and the nurses who have worked so hard on this issue,” said Vanessa Sylvester of the Maine State Nurses Association and National Nurses United. ... Contract