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Kaiser nurses reach tentative labor agreement with Los Angeles Medical Center

Kaiser nurses reach tentative labor agreement with Los Angeles Medical Center

Nurses at the Los Angeles Medical Center are set to get a pay raise, overtime protections and more professional support under the terms of a tentative collective bargaining agreement struck Thursday.

In reaching the agreement, the California Nurses Assn., the union representing 1,200 registered nurses employed at the hospital, and Kaiser Permanente, which owns the Hollywood facility, ended 17 months of contract negotiations that included two short-term strikes.

“The nurses felt relieved that all of the issues and concerns that they have raised across the table have now gotten to fruition,” said the union’s co-president and bargaining team chair, Zenei...

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