DuBois, PA – Penn Highlands nurses will determine if they will unionize today. Voting started yesterday and continues until 9 tonight, with about 370 nurses expected to vote.
The nurses are considering joining the Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals. The group of nurses says they want to improve patient care, address the issues that lead to high turnover for workers, and voice their needs in a safe way.
Penn Highlands DuBois officials say that they regret that some staffers are considering going to a union, but they say they will continue to listen and partner with the employees to work on issues that are bothering them.
Results will be released tonight when the voting close at 9.