For Release: December 08, 2010
PALO ALTO, Calif. -- The Hospitals and CRONA have reached tentative agreement for new collective bargaining agreements. Further information regarding the tentative agreements will be provided by the parties.
The tentative agreements are subject to ratification by the membership of CRONA. CRONA will be holding meetings with the membership starting on December 9, and a ratification vote will be held on December 13.
Further information about the meetings and the election will be provided by CRONA on its website and through emails.
The parties wish to thank the federal mediator, Greg Lim, for his extraordinary efforts over the past few months in assisting the parties.
About Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford
Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2011, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital is annually ranked as one of the nation's best pediatric hospitals by U.S.News & World Report, and is the only San Francisco Bay Area children's hospital with programs ranked in the U.S.News Top Ten. The 311-bed hospital is devoted to the care of children and expectant mothers, and provides pediatric and obstetric medical and surgical services in association with the Stanford University School of Medicine. Packard Children's offers patients locally, regionally and nationally a full range of health-care programs and services, from preventive and routine care to the diagnosis and treatment of serious illness and injury. For more information, visit www.lpch.org.
About Stanford Hospital & Clinics
Stanford Hospital & Clinics is known worldwide for advanced treatment of complex disorders in areas such as cardiovascular care, cancer treatment, neurosciences, surgery, and organ transplants. Consistently ranked among the top institutions in the U.S. News & World Report annual list of "America's Best Hospitals," Stanford Hospital & Clinics is internationally recognized for translating medical breakthroughs into the care of patients. It is part of the Stanford University Medical Center, along with the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford. For more information, visit http://stanfordmedicine.org.