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Nurses at Michigan Medicine get up to 4 percent pay boost with new contract

By Martin Slagter

ANN ARBOR, MI | OCTOBER 12, 2018 – Nurses represented by the University of Michigan Professional Nurses Council (UMPNC) will receive salary raises of 3 to 4 percent in a new three-year contract with Michigan Medicine.

That’s compared to the last four years when those increases were about 1 percent.

The contract also addresses concerns over the Victors Care program – concierge medicine for those who can afford to pay $3,600 extra per year. The new agreement specifies that any revenues from Victors Care will be used to provide healthcare access for low-income.

“I am glad that we were able to work together on Victors Care and come up with a solution that benefits the entire community,” said Desiree Conyers, ambulatory care RN.



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