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Minnesota Nurses Association member reinstated


Chris Wachtler and Minnesota Nurses Association successful in achieving Registered Nurse’s reinstatement following termination from Sanford Health in thief River Falls, Minnesota.

Following a two-day arbitration hearing which took place in late October, 2014 at the Ralph Engelstad Arena in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, Arbitrator Richard John Miller reinstated the MNA member/grievant who had been terminated from her position as an Emergency Department nurse at the Sanford Thief River Falls hospital. The grievant had been terminated in February, 2014 for an alleged violation of a federal statute pertaining to patient transfers. Arbitrator Miller found that she did not violate the statute, and that she was entitled to be made whole in every way, including full back pay.

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