NLRB Says Nurses Aren't Supervisors Over Member Dissent
By Vin Gurrieri (January 3, 2017, 3:56 PM EST) -- The National Labor Relations Board has upheld a regional official's conclusion that patient care coordinators at a rural Minnesota hospital don't qualify as supervisors despite a scathing dissent from one board member, who argued that the labor board's supervisor determinations have become "increasingly abstract."
In a one-page Dec. 28 ruling, the NLRB refused a request by Chi LakeWood Health Clinic, a hospital located in Baudette, Minnesota, to review a regional director's determination that its patient care coordinators, or PCCs, are not supervisors under the National Labor Relations Act and can seek to be represented by the Minnesota Nurses Association.
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