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Nurses union reaches agreement with Sparrow

Posted at 7:52 AM, Dec 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-22 09:32:43-05

As of 11 p.m. Thursday night, the nurses union at Sparrow Hospital said it has reached a tentative agreement with the hospital's management group.

The Michigan Nurses Association made the announcement on its Facebook page.

A union spokeswoman says no details of that agreement covering Sparrow's 2300 are being released.

Earlier this week a handful of them hit the picket line to draw attention to what they say is Sparrow's unsafe nurse-to-patient ratio.

Neither side would tell us what that ratio is.