Negotiation updates


    Contract Negotiations Update VII - October 29, 2014

    Dimensions Healthcare System employees represented by 1199SEIU overwhelmingly voted to ratify two new contracts on Monday, October 27 and Tuesday, October 28. Read More →


    Contract Negotiations Update VI - July 10, 2014

    The union left Dimensions Healthcare System with no choice yesterday but to present its “last, best and final” offer. Below are the terms of this offer, which we believe is fair, balanced and competitive given our existing economic and industry-wide challenges. Read More →


    Contract Negotiations Update V - April 3, 2014

    After approximately 12 months of good faith bargaining with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), which included several months involving a federal mediator, management presented final offers for both contracts to the union. Read More →


    Contract Negotiations Update IV - March 18, 2014

    Last week, management met again with the Service Employees International Union (the March 3 and 4 bargaining sessions were cancelled due to weather). We are pleased to report that some progress has been made and we have reached a significant number of tentative agreements. Read More →


    Contract Negotiations Update III - February 26, 2014

    As mentioned numerous times before, health care is experiencing significant changes. The Affordable Care Act, mandatory introduction of new technologies, declining payer reimbursements, and population health management — all require us to fundamentally rethink the way we provide care. Read More →


    Contract Negotiations Update II - February 10, 2014

    Management’s goal since negotiations began in early 2013 has been to work with the union in good faith to reach a fair, competitive contract that helps to address issues affecting patient care and employees as well as operations and finances. Read More →


    Contract Negotiations Update I - January 15, 2014

    In early 2013, Dimensions Healthcare System (DHS) management began negotiations with 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, the union that represents approximately 800 DHS nurses and approximately 1,200 DHS service and maintenance employees. Read More →

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Created in 1982, Dimensions Healthcare System is an integrated not-for-profit, community-owned organization providing comprehensive, quality healthcare services to the residents of Prince George’s County, Maryland and surrounding areas. read more →