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New York nurses reach deals on third day of strike

January 12, 2023


Nurses at Montefiore Bronx and Mount Sinai Hospital chose to wage an open-ended strike with no set end date and nabbed deals just three days after walking off the job.

Agreements over staffing levels were key to making deals and ending the strike, union leaders said on a call with reporters Thursday.

The deal at Montefiore includes staffing ratios in the emergency department of one nurse to two patients in critical care, one nurse to five patients in acute care and one nurse to eight patients in sub-acute care, according to NYSNA.

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