Hospital & Health Care EmployeesHospital & Health Care Employees

What Can We Negotiate?

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Under the Public Employer Relations Act (PERA) and the National Labor Relations Board Act (NLRBA), the following three areas are mandatory subjects of bargaining:


  • Wages
  • Incentive Pay or Bonus
  • Overtime and Shift Premiums
  • Premium pay for Sundays and Holidays
  • Merit Pay Raises
  • Cost of Living Raises
  • Longevity Pay or Premiums
  • Holidays not worked
  • Vacations
  • SickTime
  • Pay for Training
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Call-in or Call Back Pay
  • Severance Pay
  • Holiday Bonuses or “Gifts”
  • Pension Plan


  • Hours of Work
  • Work Schedule
  • Rest Periods (breaks)
  • Lunch Breaks
  • Restructuring – impact of the hour distribution – the process and tool
  • System for granting time off – vacation, education, etc.


  • Rules of Conduct
  • Grievance and Arbitration System
  • Workload
  • Promotions, Transfers, Layoffs, Recalls, etc.
  • Discharge and Discipline
  • Health and Safety
  • Probationary and Trial Periods
  • Testing of Employees
  • Job-related Clothing and Equipment
  • Job Duties
  • Job Postings
  • Job Qualifications and Certification Requirements
  • Workplace Facilities and Conveniences
  • Work Assignments