Springfield hospice nurses settle contract with PeaceHealth

The new agreement raises wages but fails to deliver the demand of the strike: for them to be paid the same as in-hospital nurses.

PeaceHealth offer would lock in lower pay for home care

Home care RNs have a critical decision to make: agree to be paid less than hospital nurses, or go on strike a second time for equal pay. 

Home care nurse strike ends without deal

PeaceHealth hired strikebreakers to temporarily replace home health and hospice nurses during the strike.

PeaceHealth deploys home health nurse strikebreakers in Eugene

Registered nurses who provide home care service for PeaceHealth Sacred Heart started a two-week strike Feb. 10.

Eugene-area hospice and home care nurses set to strike Feb. 10

More than 90 registered nurses at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Home Care Service near Eugene expect to begin a two-week strike at 7 a.m. Feb. 10.

Springfield home health nurses ready to strike over wage disparity with hospital nurses

About 90 home health nurses are ready to strike if PeaceHealth Sacred Heart refuses to pay them the same as counterparts inside the hospital.

OFNHP reaches agreements with PeaceHealth

More than 1,300 health care workers struck Oct. 23-27 at PeaceHealth Southwest in Vancouver and St. John Medical Center in Longview.

No labor peace at PeaceHealth

Leading up to a strike by SW Washington hospital techs, management offered bonus pay to get workers to scab against their own coworkers.

PeaceHealth moves ahead with the closure of Eugene’s only hospital

Over the objection of unions and Governor Kotek, the Vancouver-based hospital chain is closing most units at its Eugene hospital as of Dec. 1

Workers set to strike Oct. 23 at PeaceHealth

A strike is likely and will include lab techs, service, and maintenance workers at PeaceHealth hospitals in Vancouver and Longview.

PeaceHealth workers vote to authorize strike

OFNHP and PeaceHealth are far apart on wages for lab techs and maintenance workers at hospitals in Vancouver and Longview.

PeaceHealth wants to close the only hospital in Eugene

The Sacred Heart Medical Center University District closure would need the approval of the Oregon Health Authority.

OFNHP decries layoffs at PeaceHealth as Vancouver clinic closes

PeaceHealth will lay off nearly 30 union-represented workers this fall when it closes an urgent care clinic in Vancouver.

PeaceHealth says it’s done with bargaining at Longview hospital

PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center declared impasse and walked away from contract negotiations with 14 lab professionals on July 31.

At Springfield’s PeaceHealth Sacred Heart hospital, medical techs vote overwhelmingly to unionize

The new 350-member bargaining unit will be part of Oregon Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals.

After nine months, nurses in Florence get new union contract

Nurses at PeaceHealth Peace Harbor hospital approved a new three-year union contract Aug. 3.

Nurses picket PeaceHealth hospital in Florence over excessive on-call

Bargaining has been under way since November.

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center workers vote to join AFT

The vote is 319 for AFT, 110 for SEIU.

At PeaceHealth Southwest, 900 workers will choose between AFT and SEIU

The Dec. 14-15 vote is a runoff after no choice got a majority in a Nov. 22 election among service and maintenance workers.

Cure for corporate medicine: A doctors’ union contract

Doctors who unionized to fight outsourcing at PeaceHealth in Springfield now have a first contract.