CMH answers Gillibrand on staffing shortage

File photo In this May file photo, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand meets reporters and photographers.

HUDSON — Columbia Memorial Health officials responded Sunday to a letter from U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand urging the administration to work with 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East to address staff shortages at the hospital.

Gillibrand, D-N.Y., asked Columbia Memorial management to offer workers represented by the local union wages and benefits comparable to other hospitals in the region.

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(2) comments

Derek Boast

Remember when medical staff were fired for not complying with the draconian Covid vaccination demands? I bet that played no part in staffing shortages

Judy NB

I don't see the hospital's response as an answer to Gillibrand's comments. I see it as a politically motivated diversion.

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