Rochester General Hospital (RGH) and the Rochester Union of Nurses & Allied Professionals (RUNAP) met yesterday for our fifth bargaining session since negotiations began in October. The session ran from just after 11 a.m. until 5:15 p.m. and was very productive, with three tentative agreements reached, one pre-contract agreement and one Memorandum of Agreement as both sides continued negotiating towards a first collective bargaining agreement.

The five agreements are:


During the Session, the Parties Discussed the Following Counterproposals from RGH:


The Parties also Discussed One New Proposal from the Union:


The Parties also Discussed Several Counterproposals from the Union, Including:


What’s Next

RGH and RUNAP are scheduled to meet again for bargaining on Thursday, February 16 and Thursday, March 2. We will issue another update following those sessions to keep you informed. You can sign up to receive email or text alerts when a new bargaining update is posted to the website and also submit any questions. Please visit for more information.