Our union advocates for a more just and equitable work environment for all healthcare workers. We’re organizing for a new economic AND social contract to improve our working environments and patient care. 



Updates – first federal mediation session

We are back with a BIG bargaining update, and we’re so excited to share the details with you. WE ARE SO CLOSE! First our wins! CIR officially reached tentative agreements on all non-economic proposals with Stanford. Crucially, the administration finally agreed to provide safe transportation home for all housestaff at all rotation sites. Now we are focused… Read More »Updates – first federal mediation session

What is Federal Mediation?

As of mid-October 2023, bargaining sessions between our union and SHC will be led by a federal mediator. What does federal mediation mean? The negotiating parties (CIR and SHC) will now communicate only via the federal mediator for bargaining. Mediation sessions for CIR (e.g. CIR and mediator present, but not SHC) will still be open… Read More »What is Federal Mediation?