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Swedish, nurses union agree on new contracts

Swedish Health Services has reached agreements with SEIU 1199NW on new contracts that cover more than 7,700 represented employees of Swedish Medical Center and Swedish Edmonds. The... — Updated 4/24/2020

 
 By Emily Gilbert    News

An Edmonds family's experience with COVID-19

Edmonds resident Melinda Knight and her family had just recently returned from a trip to Disneyland when one of her sons began feeling sick. "It just hit through all of us," she... — Updated 4/12/2020

 

Swedish, nurses union agree on new contracts

POSTED APRIL 9 Swedish Health Services has reached agreements with SEIU 1199NW on new contracts that cover more than 7,700 represented employees of Swedish Medical Center and... — Updated 4/9/2020

 
 By Emily Gilbert    News

COVID-19's impact on domestic violence resources

Gov. Jay Inslee's stay-at-home order may be difficult for everyone – social plans canceled, schools and businesses closed, trips limited to the essentials – but can be even... — Updated 4/7/2020

 
 By Emily Gilbert    News

Former Mill Creek police chief under investigation

Editor's note: Our somewhat neighbor to the east, Mill Creek, is a city that has seen some high drama over the past few years. City managers come and go – they come, they get... — Updated 4/3/2020 Full story

 
 By Emily Gilbert    News

Swedish and nurses union back to bargaining

Bargaining teams from Swedish Medical Center and SEIU 1199NW, the union that represents nurses and other caregivers at the hospital chain, went back to the table Feb. 10. It was the first time the sides had met since the union’s... — Updated 2/21/2020

 
 By Emily Gilbert    News

Swedish nurses strike highlights staffing, security concerns

Several Swedish nurses were told to stay home after their three-day strike ended Friday, Jan. 31. Guards even stood in front of doors, disallowing entrance. But for others, Friday... — Updated 2/6/2020

 
 By Emily Gilbert    News

Swedish nurses, caregivers plan strike

Nurses and technical and service caregivers of SEIU Healthcare 1199NW at Swedish Medical Center announced they intend to strike Jan. 28-31 due to what they say are unfair labor... — Updated 1/24/2020

 

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