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Federation of Nurses/UFT Professional Issues Conference

Hundreds of Federation of Nurses/UFT members gathered on Nov. 18 at union headquarters for their annual Professional Issues Conference to delve into some of their key concerns and honor colleagues who have helped improve working conditions.

Federation of Nurses

NYU Langone nurses win short-staffing arbitration

The Federation of Nurses/UFT reached a ground-breaking arbitration settlement agreement on short-staffing with NYU Langone Hospital–Brooklyn that for the first time required the hospital to pay nurses for working short-staffed.

Federation of Nurses

Health care coup for Staten Island nurses

Staten Island University Hospital South nurses represented by the Federation of Nurses/UFT on March 27 ratified a three-year contract that provides three annual raises of 3% each, a $1,000 ratification bonus and, most significant, moves nurses hired over the last five years out of the Northwell Health Network and into the UFT Health Care Chapter Benefit Fund.

NYU Langone nurses

NYU Langone nurses’ contract spotlights staffing shortage

Federation of Nurses/UFT members employed by NYU Langone Hospital–Brooklyn on Feb. 24 overwhelmingly ratified a three-year contract that provides solid salary increases while making inroads in addressing the universal problem of staffing shortages.

Federation of Nurses

Members OK 2-year pact with Visiting Nurse Service

Federation of Nurses/UFT members employed by the Visiting Nurse Service of New York on Jan. 27 overwhelmingly ratified a two-year contract that preserves all their previous benefits and provides a minimum 7.62% pay increase over the next 14.5 months for full-time nurses.

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UFT functional chapters

Functional chapters are so named because what unites these student-support professionals is their function rather than a worksite or a school. The chapters were formed to allow these UFT members with common issues and concerns to have a voice.