Contract talks don't resolve issues
With issues unresolved after a meeting Friday, the local nurses union and Northern Montana Health Care will meet with a federal mediator on Wednesday.
"Other than to say it didn't go very well, I don't want to make any comments," said Bob Ingram, chair of Local No. 12 of the Montana Nurses Association. "We didn't settle any of the major issues."
Butte lawyer Don Robinson, Northern's chief negotiator, said a few issues were resolved Friday. For instance, the hospital offered to liberalize some of its sick leave policies...