A hospital strike in Rhode Island has been averted.
The United Nurses and Allied Professionals union, representing more than six-hundred employees at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital, Roger Williams Medical Center, and CharterCare Home Health Services, has announced that a new deal has been overwhelmingly approved by members.
Union general counsel Chris Callaci said the agreement provides job security, substantial wage increases and vastly-improved working conditions which will help the hospitals retain and attract qualified nurses.
Specfics of the deals have not been released.
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