YOUNGSTOWN - After negotiating for more than four hours today, nurses and hospital management at Northside Medical Center walked away with still no labor contract.
It was the first attempt to work out terms of a new contract since the union last month defeated what the hospital termed its "final offer."
About 430 nurses represented by the Youngstown General Duty Nurses Association / Ohio Nurses Association have been working more than a year without a labor pact. Union members on Aug. 6 overwhelmingly defeated what the hospital described as its "final offer," and instead gave authorization to strike.
Neither side today released details about the bargaining session.
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