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Nurses Reach Contract Agreement with AMITA Health in Joliet, Ill.
Our nurses at AMITA St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, Ill. have voted to approve their most recently proposed contract and return to work. Safe staffing was the reason the...
Jul 23, 2020
Letter to the Editor: AMITA not honoring its mission
This letter to the editor was originally published in the Joliet Herald-News. I have been following the Joliet AMITA/nurses battle. I find it disgusting how AMITA is treating the nurses....
Jul 13, 2020
JOLIET PATCH: AMITA Nurses Strike
This story was originally posted on the Joliet, Ill. edition of Patch.com, July 6, 2020. Pat Meade, head of the nurses union at AMITA Health Saint Joseph Medical Center, said...
Jul 7, 2020
AMITA to Waste $5 Million Per Week on Replacement Nurses and Luxury Buses
AMITA St. Joseph Medical Center will waste $5 million per week to pay for the out-of-state replacement nurses being transported on luxury buses instead of negotiating a fair contract that...
Jul 6, 2020
More than 700 Nurses from AMITA St. Joseph Medical Center on Strike, Ongoing
720 Nurses Begin Unfair Labor Practice Strike in Protest of AMITA St. Joseph’s Medical Center Unsafe and Illegal Activities In the early morning of July 4, more than 700 nurses...
Jul 6, 2020
AMITA Health Recruiting Out-Of-State Replacement Nurses for Strike
This story originally appeared on Becker's Hospital Review, June 30, 2020, reported by Kelly Gooch. The union representing nurses at AMITA Health Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, Ill., is...
Jun 30, 2020