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MNA logoLocal 3 SEIU supports MNA nurses and health professionals in their labor actions and negotiating efforts to ensure a safe and productive environment for themselves and their patients.

MNA nurses and health professionals in Massachusetts enjoy the power and protection of collective bargaining and collective action.

MNA union members have negotiated landmark contract language to:

  • Prevent mandatory overtime and mandatory on call.
  • Prevent the replacement of nurses with unlicensed personnel.
  • Prevent the common management practice of using "float" nurses inappropriately.Regulate the introduction of new technologies.
  • Establish staffing guidelines and ratios.Improve health and safety (i.e. safer needle systems, workplace violence prevention and safe patient handling initiatives).
  • Provide new benefits such as HIV insurance and retiree health insurance.

We urge all members to read more about their stellar work and follow their News and Events page to be better informed and at-the-ready to support their work.

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Local 3 Firemen and Oilers evolved from the oldest local in the Firemen and Oilers Union. We are over thirteen hundred members strong. Our members work in a vast array of industries and services. We keep some of the Boston area's most famous buildings going, such as the Prudential Center and the Taj Hotel.

We keep your schools clean, your drinking water pure, and your streets plowed. The brothers and sisters of Local 3 make your life better every day. Boston's oldest hotel, the Omni Parker House, and her newest landmark, the Boston Convention and Expo Center, are proud to be served by Local 3's skilled workers.

From the Sheraton Boston Hotel and Towers to the Springfield Civic Center, our members are proud to be Firemen and Oilers!