Mount Vernon nurses meet with Mayor Davis

Ask for city’s support in contract talks. New York State Nurses Association, May 22, 2012 Mount Vernon – Helping Mount Vernon Hospital recruit and retain registered nurses is the key to keeping our community healthy. And the key to keeping good RNs at Mount Vernon is a fair contract. This was the message that a contingent of Mount Vernon nurses gave to Mayor Ernest D. Davis during a meeting this morning at City Hall. The hospital’s 95 RNs are members of the New York State Nurses Association. Their most recent four-year contract expired on August 15, 2010. They’ve been trying to negotiate a new agreement since October 2010, but management continues to fight them every step of the way. ... Mount