New Bedford Chamber of Commerce Prez Applauds Pay Equity Bill
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker says he plans to sign a bill that would require men and women to be paid equally for comparable work. The Republican told reporters on Monday that he would sign the legislation sometime next week.
Supporters say women are currently paid on average about 82% of what th…
Dispute Over Pay For New Bedford VA Nurses Settled
The dispute over salaries for nurses at the New Bedford VA Medical Center has been resolved.
The VA said the nurses had been overpaid for years and had threatened to cut their pay by 14%-20%, and require them to repay the over-payments...
New Bedford VA Nurses Face Pay Cuts Up to 20%
About a dozen local registered nurses and nurse practitioners have been broadsided by an announcement indicating they face steep pay cuts.
Last month, the Rhode Island Department of Veterans Affairs informed the staff at the New Bedford Veterans Affairs Medical Center via memo (pictured below) t…