St. Joseph Health Center workers have new 3-year deal

WARREN — Support staff employees at St. Joseph Health Center, represented by Teamsters Local 377, approved a new three-year contract today, effective immediately, that gives them 2 percent pay increases each year of the pact.

Local 377 represents nearly 180 nonprofessional employees, such as kitchen staff, patient transport and secretarial services, said Bobbi Terwilliger, the union’s business manager.

The membership had authorized its negotiating committee to call a strike, and a 10-day strike notice had been issued to the hospital with a strike date of 6 a.m. Monday.

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