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SVMH nurses OK wage increase
Bakersfield Californian

Nurses at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital have agreed to wage concessions and an extension of their contract period in an amended contract that the hospital’s board of directors unanimously approved on Thursday afternoon.

In modifying the contract the California Nurses Association agreed to have their agreement extended for another year and will accept a 2 1/2 percent wage increase instead of 5 percent starting in March 2012 and will then receive another two and one-half percent in March 2013.