Baystate Franklin Medical Center Reaches Agreement on Nurses’ Contract

GREENFIELD — This week, Baystate Franklin Medical Center announced it has reached agreement on a new five-year contract with the Massachusetts Nurses Assoc. (MNA) on behalf of BFMC registered nurses. The final agreement will be presented to the nurses for review and ratification within a week.

According to Baystate Franklin officials, the hospital is committed to staffing models that maintain its flexibility to address individual patient care needs in a sustainable way. Its most recent contract discussions with the MNA were able reach consensus on an approach that positively supports the healthcare needs of our community, they added, and the new contract continues to provide market-competitive wages, benefits, and health insurance.

Baystate Health now has no open union contracts and has reached agreement on five union contracts within the past 14 months.