Nurses at Ascension Saint Joseph Hospital in Joliet reach tentative deal after strike

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Monday, May 13, 2024 3:24AM
Joliet nurses reach tentative deal with hospital after strike
Nurses at Ascension Saint Joseph Hospital in Joliet have reached a tentative deal Sunday after they went on strike in February.

JOLIET, Ill. (WLS) -- A tentative agreement has been reached between Ascension Saint Joseph in Joliet and its nurses.

Union nurses told ABC7 they're reviewing the proposal.

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The nurses have gone on strike three times since last July, asking for higher wages and more staffing.

Back in February, Ascension said it made its best and final offer.

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