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SEIU Members at Allina Ratify Tentative Agreement, Praise Big Gains for Frontline Healthcare Workers in First Contracts

May 22, 2023

Agreement was reached early May 10th, just days ahead of planned ULP Strike

MINNEAPOLIS – The tentative agreement (TA) between Allina Health and over 500 SEIU Healthcare Minnesota & Iowa members was ratified this week with over 90% support from those voting. The TA came early on the morning of May 10th, following a marathon 19 hour final bargaining session. It was the last of what was over 90 combined bargaining sessions over the last year-plus for the various groups.

Highlights of the new contracts included:

Workers represented in these contracts work at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Mercy and Unity Hospitals and Allina Central Lab. The workers do various jobs across Allina, including:

SEIU Healthcare Minnesota & Iowa unites nearly 50,000 healthcare and long-term care workers in hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, and home care throughout the state of Minnesota.