EMMC Board Approves New Nurses Contract

The contract, effective for one year, resolves issues that have kept the two sides at odds for months. Maine Public Broadcast Network, May 4, 2011 Eastern Maine Medical Center's board of directors has approved a one-year contract with unionized nurses at the facility. The board endorsed the contract - ratified by nurses last night - at a meeting this afternoon. EMMC and its more than 830 unionized nurses have been at odds over staffing levels at the facility and other issues, such as the nurses' health care plan. ... EMMC