LOCAL 9460 ~ the Northland's healthcare workers union


Recent News

Local 9460 is going to be doing a new steward training on November 2. If you're interested in becoming a union steward, email us at [email protected]. It will be a day long training that we'll request that you get off of work for, and then compensate your wages.

The United Steelworkers Local 9460 stands in solidarity with the Minnesota Nurses Association. The MNA will be on strike this Monday through Wednesday, with pickets up from 7am to 7pm each day. If management tries to get you to do any MNA work during the strike, call us right away!

This week the union reached a tentative agreement in its negotiations with Essentia Health for our contracts that cover the Ely, Hibbing, Spooner, Hayward and Ashland Clinics. Watch your mailbox for a mailing that will list when the ratification votes will be at each site, along with a copy of the Tentative Agreement that we will be voted on.

The Red Book (the contract which covers Essentia Health tech workers) year 3 wage re-opener has been wrapped up. The employer agreed to a wage increase for everyone in the contract of at least 3%. There were also some changes negotiated to the way that the grid is laid out (for example, every job title is now listed separately, so that it's easier to look up your wage) and some changes for particular job titles.