Hospital, union ratify collective bargaining agreement

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, April 2, 2024

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Cabell Huntington Hospital, a member of Marshall Health Network, and SEIU/District 1199 have officially approved a new three-year collective bargaining agreement for the technical employee bargaining unit. 

The new agreement replaces a three-year contract, which was in effect from March 29, 2021, through March 29 of this year.

The hospital said “the new agreement reflects the dedication and commitment of both CHH leadership and SEIU 1199 negotiating committees to foster a positive working relationship and ensure a beneficial contract for all involved.”

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“This agreement sets a strong foundation for continued collaboration and mutual success,” stated Tim Martin, chief operations officer, CHH. “I am grateful for the efforts that each negotiating team brought to the discussions, and I am confident in our position as employer of choice in the region.”

The bargaining unit includes approximately 140 employees and is comprised of several groups of technicians, including respiratory therapists, Imaging techs, medical laboratory techs, special procedures techs and radiation therapists.