News and Updates

Our bargaining team has been hard at work to get all of our major bargaining proposals out on the table so we can begin to really negotiate with management over what will be in our first union cont

We had a productive session on Thursday, June 4th with several resident observers in attendance.

Congratulations! Your bargaining team is happy to announce our first (tentative until we all vote on the final contract) major contract provisions! We reached agreement today with OHSU on a package proposal that includes the following:

·     4 weeks of vacation for all residents starting in 2020

·     Maintains 3 weeks of Paid Parental Leave

·     Allows a back-dated date of hire for residents in their second year whose preliminary year is not offered at OHSU, so they are not without protected leave for an extra year

Our bargaining team has been hard at work to get all of our major bargaining proposals out on the table so we can begin to really negotiate with management over what will be in our first union contract.

Work Area(s) Cluster
Number of Constituents in Cluster
Bargaining Team Reps and Advisory Committee
Medicine + Fellows
200
Bargaining Team
Jessica Haraga
Simone Dekker
Anish Desai (alternate)
Advisory Team
Julie Byler
Pranav Cha
Questions
Answers
What does signing a membership card mean?
Signing a membership card means that you support the efforts of the OHSU House Officers Union and that after we’ve negotiated and ratified our contract, you’ll be a dues-paying member for at least one year (minimum commitment) and hopefully for the rest of your time as a house officer at OHSU.
How much are union dues and when do we st
Chief medical officer says OHSU looks forward to continued collaboration with the House Officer's Association
SALEM — Events took a strange turn this summer when a union representing about 7,000 workers at Oregon Health and Science University was trying to renew its contract.

Yale Medical Residents And Fellows Draft 'Bill of Rights' To Improve Training Programs

By NICOLE LEONARD • OCT 29, 2019

Senior physicians at Yale New Haven Hospital were in the middle of presentations during a recent meeting of the graduate medical education committee when a group of interns, residents and fellows interrupted.

At the front of the room, they unfurled a banner painted with the words “Doctors Are Humans Too.”

We garnered some attention from the Labor Press and OPB!