Nurses to Picket at McLaren Greater Lansing Hospital

 


Nurses who work at McLaren Greater Lansing Hospital plan to picket on Wednesday June 26, 2019 from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm at the Greenlawn campus hospital and the Penn campus locations.

McLaren Greater Lansing Hospital is part of McLaren Health Care a corporation providing health care primarily in Michigan.   Local 459 represents nearly 1,100 employees at McLaren Greater Lansing Hospital.  The nurses are currently working without a contract. 

In 2005, the McLaren Greater Lansing Hospital nurses went out on strike to obtain safe staffing guidelines.  Patients’ health care needs have increased significantly over the last 14 years.  Bargaining is focusing on updating the guidelines to provide better care.  The nurses are picketing to highlight this important community issue.

When nurses are on the outside, it means there are big problems on the inside!