Despite Industry-Leading Wages & Benefits for Nurses at Sutter Health, California Nurses Union Calls Holiday Strike
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The California Nurses Union has announced their intent to strike Mills-Peninsula and three other Bay Area hospitals affiliated with Sutter Health on Thursday, December 22. At Mills-Peninsula, striking nurses will return on Saturday, Dec. 24.
The union has also given formal strike notice at: Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Sutter Delta Medical Center, Sutter Solano Medical Center and Eden Medical Center and could issue strike notice at that hospital as well. Read More about Despite Industry-Leading Wages & Benefits for Nurses at Sutter Health, California Nurses Union Calls Holiday Strike
Burlingame, CA — Since the new Mills-Peninsula Health Services Medical Center opened in May 2011, the old hospital has remained largely quiet while preparations for demolition have been underway.
On Friday, October 28, the old eight-story medical center, located on Trousdale Avenue beside the new Burlingame hospital, was anything but quiet and empty. The Central San Mateo County Training Division & San Mateo County South Zone Training, in cooperation with Mills-Peninsula Health Services, hosted more than 20 fire companies from seven cities, each with multiple engines and trucks. Read More about Old Hospital Serves as Valuable Safety Training Site for Bay Area Fire Companies
More than 2,000 Mills-Peninsula Health Services employees and their families gathered at the new medical center on Saturday, April 9, 2011 to witness the official ribbon cutting and tour the brand new facility.
The pre-opening ceremony included comments by Mills-Peninsula CEO Bob Merwin and Sutter Health Peninsula Coastal Region President Jeff Gerard. Also in attendance were San Mateo County Board of Supervisors President Carole Groom, San Mateo Mayor Jack Matthews, and Burlingame Mayor Terry Nagel.
See video of the event and hear what people have to say while touring new medical center:
Carole Groom, President of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, commented on the soon-to-open Mills-Peninsula Medical Center, calling it “a gift to this community.”
She spoke at a recent reception and tour of the new facility.
At a recent reception and tour of the new Mills-Peninsula Medical Center, Terry Nagel, Mayor of the City of Burlingame, shared her impressions of the new hospital.
The Mills-Peninsula Medical Center is set to open soon at the corner of El Camino Real and Trousdale Drive in Burlingame.