**Press Conference Today, Tuesday, January 27, 2009, 9:30 A.M.**
Elected Leaders Including Kennedy, Menino, Praise State's Largest Community Based Health System for Embracing Courageous New Direction in Labor Relations
Keeping with Catholic Social Teachings, Accord Includes Free and Fair Union Voting Conditions for Caritas Workers
WHAT: Press Conference to announce historic hospital accords.
WHEN: Today, Tuesday, January 27, 2009, at 9:30 a.m.
WHERE: St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Seton Auditorium, First Floor, Main Entrance, 736 Cambridge Street, Boston (Brighton), MA.
BOSTON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Caritas Christi Health Care, the largest community based health system in Massachusetts and the state's eleventh largest employer, will announce Tuesday morning an historic and groundbreaking new accord reached by the system with the state's largest labor union of healthcare workers, 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East. The new accord also includes a second labor group, the Area Trades Council, which represents skilled trade workers in hospitals.
A press conference to officially announce the accord will be held Tuesday, January 27, 2009, at 9:30 a.m. at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Seton Auditorium, First Floor, Main Entrance, 736 Cambridge Street, Boston (Brighton), MA. Elected officials scheduled to attend include City of Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino, Sen. Steve Tolman, Sen. Jack Hart, Sen. Richard Moore, Rep. Mike Moran, Rep. Kevin Honan, Rep. Linda Dorcena Forry, Rep. John Rogers, Rep. Kevin Aguiar, Rep. Michael Roderigues, Rep.
SOURCE 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East
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