ITEM 128-107-R0905


TO:������������������ Montana Board of Regents


FROM:������������� Kevin McRae, Director

Labor Relations and Human Resources


RE:������������������ Approval of Tentative Agreement with the Montana Nurses� Association


DATE:�������������� September 21-23, 2005

Attached is a summary of the tentative agreement reached with the Montana Nurses� Association.� This bargaining unit consists of three registered nurses at Montana State University in Bozeman.� The union-ratified tentative agreement includes revisions to the prior agreement.


Revisions include:

  • Wage increases of 3.5 percent and 4.0 percent effective October 1, 2005, and October 1, 2006, respectively.
  • Continuation the Dependent Partial Tuition Waiver.


Other revisions were for clarification and/or contract housekeeping.


I recommend approval of the tentative agreement with the Montana Nurses� Association.