July 8, 2020

SEIU bargaining unit nurses at Renown Regional have ratified the new contract, which will expire on June 30, 2023. Employees who have questions about the negotiations process can reach out to their leaders or Human Resources.

June 26, 2020

The parties have reached a final agreement on a new three year contract pending a ratification vote of the contract by the union.

June 11, 2020

Renown and SEIU continued negotiations on Wednesday and Thursday, June 10 and 11, 2020.

During the two-days of negotiations, both sides tentatively agreed to the following articles:

Article 36: Tuition Reimbursement
Article 52: Health Insurance
Article 53: Flex Benefits Plan, Life Insurance, Accident/Disability Insurance, 401 (k)


The next negotiation meeting is scheduled for Friday, June 26, 2020.

June 3, 2020

Renown and SEIU continued negotiations on Monday and Wednesday, June 1 and 3, 2020.

Since negotiations began, we are happy to announce that both sides have tentatively agreed to a number of articles, including:

Article 2: Recognition
Article 3: Management Rights
Article 4: Non Discrimination
Article 5: Employee Status
Article 6: Work Schedule
Article 7: Job Posting
Article 8: Change in Personnel Status
Article 9: Personnel Files
Article 10: Bulletin Board
Article 11: Labor Management Relations
Article 12: Nursing Licensing Requirement
Article 13: Seniority
Article 14: Low Census
Article 15: Floating
Article 16: Nurse Staffing Committee
Article 17: Educational Affiliations
Article 18: Layoff Procedure
Article 19: Corrective Action
Article 20: Grievance Procedure
Article 21: Health and Safety
Article 22: Union Dues
Article 24: Union Stewards
Article 25: Applicability of Existing Policies and Procedures
Article 26: No Strike No Lockout
Article 27: Participation in Negotiations
Article 28: Subcontracting
Article 29: Scheduling
Article 30: Reasonable Work Rules
Article 31: Meal and Rest Periods
Article 32: Performance Evaluations
Article 35: Overtime
Article 37: Continuing Education
Article 38: Past Practices
Article 40: Transportation Assignment
Article 41: Family/Medical Leave of Absence
Article 42: Leave of Absence (Non-FMLA Leave)
Article 43: Military Leave
Article 44: Jury Service
Article 45: Bereavement Leave
Article 46: Courtroom Testimony
Article 47: Workers Compensation
Article 48: Drug Free Workplace
Article 50: Annual leave/vacation holiday
Article 51: Holidays
Article 54: Beginnings Child Care
Article 55: Charge Nurse
Article 56: Per Diem Employees
Article 59: Employee Uniforms
Article 60: Shared Governance
Article 61: Successor Clause
Article 62: Savings Clause

As negotiations continue, we will provide additional updates.

May 21, 2020

Renown and SEIU continued negotiations on Friday, May 22.

Please read below for previous updates regarding negotiations.

The next negotiation meeting is scheduled for Monday, June 1, 2020.

May 21, 2020

Renown began negotiations with SEIU, the union that represents Renown Regional bargaining unit RNs on Thursday, May 21.

This is the central hub for updates and information regarding the negotiations. We will publish updates as key milestones occur during negotiations. You can submit questions about the negotiations process by sending an email to negotiations@renown.org. You can also reach out to your leaders or Human Resources with questions.

The next negotiation meeting is scheduled for Friday, May 22, 2020.

The following comprise the Renown bargaining team and are committed to working with SEIU to achieve a fair contract:
-Lorena Alcaraz, Administrative Assistant, Human Resources
-Jennifer Dado, RN, Manager of Nursing, Emergency Room
-Christina Dyette, RN, Manager of Nursing, Telemetry
-Kelly Giebel, RN, Manager of Nursing, Pre-op
-Alicia Glassco, MSN, RN, Director of Nursing, Medical Surgical Unit
-Becky Haase, RN, Director of Nursing, Children’s Hospital
-Suzanne Oetjen, Director, HR Business Partners, Human Resources
-Michelle Sanchez-Bickley, Chief Human Resource Office