WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital Team Members Ratify New Three-Year Contract

WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital Team Members Ratify New Three-Year Contract
July 7, 2022  (CHAMBERSBURG, PA)  -- WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital team members represented by Service Employees International Union Healthcare Pennsylvania (SEIU Healthcare PA) voted Tuesday to ratify the tentative agreement reached last week between the Hospital and the Union. 
“We are very pleased to have reached an agreement that provides our team members with a competitive economic package and substantially enhanced benefits,” said John Massimilla, WellSpan vice president and WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital president.  “We believe this strong package will help us recruit and retain the employees needed to care for our community.”
“We’re glad WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital is recognizing our hard work and our dedication to providing the highest standards of care and safety to our community members,” said Benjamin Knight, a certified pharmacy technician at the hospital and local union chapter president.  “Investment in our hospital is essential. We appreciate that we are able to work alongside WellSpan to accomplish that and continue to lead the way in exceptional patient care.” 
The three-year agreement covers approximately 1,300 WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital employees and will expire July 1, 2025.
About WellSpan: 
WellSpan Health’s vision is to reimagine healthcare through the delivery of comprehensive, equitable health and wellness solutions throughout our continuum of care. As an integrated delivery system focused on leading in value-based care, we encompass nearly 1,900 employed providers, 220 locations, eight award-winning hospitals, home care and a behavioral health organization serving South Central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. With a team 20,000 strong, WellSpan experts provide a range of services, from wellness and employer services solutions to advanced care for complex medical and behavioral conditions. Our clinically integrated network of 2,600 aligned physicians and advanced practice providers are dedicated to providing the highest quality and safety, inspiring our patients and communities to be their healthiest.
About SEIU: 
SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania is the state’s largest and fastest-growing union of nurses and healthcare workers, uniting tens of thousands of professional and technical employees, direct care workers, and service employees in hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, home- and community-based services, and state facilities across the Commonwealth. SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania members are committed to improving the lives of health care workers and ensuring quality care and healthy communities for all Pennsylvanians.

Media Contacts:
Ryan Coyle, Sr. Manager, Media Relations, WellSpan Health
James Myers, Communications Specialist, SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania