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Twin Cities hospitals, nurses ratify 3-year contract

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Members of the Minnesota Nurses Association and six Twin Cities hospital systems have ratified a new three-year contract, KARE 11 reports.

The new contract offers nurses a 4.5 percent raise over the three years and takes effect June 1, 2013, and runs through May 31, 2016. The contract covers 11,000 nurses at Allina, Children’s, Fairview, HealthEast, North Memorial and Park Nicollet hospitals.

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