The increase takes effect from November 2022; the agreement also includes a $2,000 approval bonus, an enforceable agreement to negotiate risk pay, a meal allowance equal to Mount Sinai Hospital residents, and the establishment of a transportation committee , according to the union’s press release. The contract will expire on June 30, 2025.
“Mount Sinai will now have to think twice about leaving Elmhurst behind and perpetuating this disparity among union doctors in the future,” said Dr. Sarah Hafuth, resident of Elmhurst. “I also know that we are part of a larger fight going on for justice in our lives and in health care—and we plan to continue that fight.”
Residents first voted to allow the strike earlier this month, and it was the city’s first strike among doctors since 1990. While documents from Mount Sinai say management had met with residents 14 times in the last 10 months to negotiate what led to the strike. strike, CIR claims Mount Sinai bargained in good faith.
Today, residents said the hospital negotiated in good faith to reach a tentative agreement.
Lucia Lee, a representative for Mount Sinai, said the Icahn School of Medicine reached an agreement with the support of the New York City Hospital + Medical Group.
While H+H/Elmhurst residents were on strike, residents of Mount Sinai Morningside/West, who also work for the school, announced that they had voted to allow the strike, but a specific date has not yet been set. to be announced.
This story first appeared in Crain’s New York Business.