Rhode Island Hospital, Union Reach Tentative Contract Agreement

Jul 9, 2018

Rhode Island Hospital administrators said Monday they’ve reached a tentative agreement with their employees’ union on a new three-year contract.

The United Nurses and Allied Professional, or UNAP, has scheduled a membership vote Thursday on the proposed contact, confirmed Ray Sullivan, a union spokesman.

The agreement includes pays raises for both the nurses and technical staff,  said David Levesque, a spokesman for Lifespan, which operates Rhode Island Hospital.  He declined to elaborate. 

The UNAP represents about 2,400 registered nurses, technologists, therapists and other health care workers at Rhode Island Hospital.

The unionized employees’  last three-year current three year agreement expired June 30th.