The three-day strike had been set to start Monday.
The announcement was made by Bob Beitcher, MPTF CEO, and Dave Regan, president of SEIU-UHW.
“I’m pleased we were able to reach this time out,” said Bob Beitcher, MPTF CEO. “After speaking at length with Dave, I feel more optimistic that the two sides can figure a way to reach a mutually satisfactory conclusion.”
Regan echoed Beitcher’s optimism. “I am confident that we can reach an agreement that will continue to make MPTF a great place to receive and deliver care,” Regan said.
Both sides also agreed to withdraw their unfair labor practice claims and the union has withdraw its bargaining proposal regarding nurse staffing levels.