SPRINGFIELD SCHOOL NURSE

COVID-19 Update for Springfield School Nurses

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As of April 14, 2020 The U.F.C.W Local 1459 signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the Springfield School Committee regarding the Springfield School Nurses temporary job assignments due to the COVID–19 pandemic. Here are some bullet points from the M.O.A that both parties have signed.

  • Nurses will be responsible for answering questions regarding the COVID–19 pandemic
  • Nurses will primarily be involved in contacting individuals who have tested positive for the COVID-19 or who came in contact with a person who has tested positive
  • Nurses may also call physician’s office regarding patients
  • Nurses will not have direct contact to patient while performing their temporary assignments
  • The city will assign nurses in a fair and equitable manner
  • Upon request and if available, nurses shall be provided with (P.P.E) while at work

The City and The Union mutually agree that all nurses assigned to work at the Emergency Operations Center or the HHS Department shall be covered by the terms of the existing collecting bargaining agreement.

COVID-19 Update for Springfield Nurses

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Update as of April 8, 2020 The City recognizes the emergencies have been declared at federal, state and local levels due to the COVID –19 pandemic.  As a result the City’s Health and Human Services Department and the School Department have entered into Memorandum of Agreement whereby nurses from the Springfield School Department will be assigned to the Health and Human Service Department during this emergency. Nurses will be responsible for answering questions on the City’s phone line regarding the COVID – 19 pandemic.

At this time they need six (6) nurses per week on a rotating schedule of Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. We are still in process of bargaining with William Mahoney, I will keep you posted as we continue to negotiate this temporary assignment.

COVID-19 Update for Springfield School Nurse

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Springfield School Nurses: At this time the Union is pleased to say that the Springfield School Nurses are home with full pay.

COVID-19 Update for Springfield School Nurse

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Springfield School Nurses: At this time the Union has been notifed that the Nurses are home with full pay.

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