No deal yet for unionized nurses, Baystate Franklin prepares for strike

GREENFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Baystate Franklin Medical Center and the Massachusetts Nurses association did not reach an agreement during Friday night’s negotiations, and the hospital is preparing for a strike starting Sunday night.

Baystate Franklin issued a statement saying they invited the nurses’ union to continue negotiating through the weekend.

But they have prepared a contingency plan including the hiring of licensed replacement nurses.

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