New York nurses finish strike after reaching tentative offers with hospitals on staffing By Reuters


© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A hospital employee raises a fist as NYSNA nurses stroll off the job, to go on strike at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York Metropolis, U.S. January 9, 2023. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly


(Reuters) – A strike involving over 7,000 nurses at two New York Metropolis hospitals has ended after three days, as they reached tentative offers with hospitals over staffing ranges, the New York State Nurses Affiliation (NYSNA) mentioned on Thursday.

Nurses at Montefiore Medical Middle within the Bronx and Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan will return to work Thursday morning after reaching an settlement for “enforceable protected staffing ratios”, the NYSNA mentioned in an announcement.

“By our unity and by placing all of it on the road, we gained enforceable protected staffing ratios at each Montefiore and Mount Sinai the place nurses went on strike for affected person care,” mentioned NYSNA President Nancy Hagans.

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