Nurses Ratify Contract at EMMC with Patient Safety Provisions

Maine State Nurses Association/National Nurses United, May 30, 2012 Registered nurses at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor, Maine ratified a three year contract last night with important improvements in patient safety and enhanced professional and economic standards. The registered nurses are represented by the Maine State Nurses Association/National Nurses United. The NNU is the largest union and professional organization of nurses in the US, with over 170,000 members.
The agreement, which covers 850 nurses at the Medical Center, gives more control to the bedside nurse over issues like patient assignments and nurse to patient ratios. ... Nurses