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Tenative RN Contract Extension Passed :

UNOCH is pleased to announce that the proposed RN contract extension, that secured a 3.5% across the board increase for the RN Unit was passed by the membership. You can expect to see the 3.5% increase reflected in the first full pay period in July. Thank you to everyone who came out to vote. We look forward to heading into full negotiations next year.

The UNOCH Scholarship Program (‘Scholarship Program”) was created to celebrate and reward the effort of UNOCH members to advance their healthcare careers.

The Scholarship Program is open to current UNOCH members in good standing who meet all eligibility requirements stated below. Current UNOCH Executive Board members and UNOCH Certified Representatives are not eligible to participate in the Scholarship Program.
UNOCH Member Scholarship
Members selected to receive scholarship funds (“Recipient”) must provide enrollment verification in an Institution for advanced practice related to the healthcare field (to be determined by the Scholarship Committee). Institutions shall include traditional and online colleges and universities, or education provided through clinical settings.
UNOCH will award up to a total of $5,000 in scholarship funds per year. The amount of the award ranges from $100-$1,000, with a maximum member lifetime single recipient amount of $1000.
The application can be found under the Member Resources tab.

COVID-19 Related Issues

UNOCH wants to thank its membership for all their hard work, dedication, and flexibility during these unusual circumstances.

RCHSD is reaching out regularly to UNOCH to discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on the membership. UNOCH’s goal is to work with RCHSD to address members’ concerns and to mitigate any negative impact on your terms and conditions of employment. UNOCH, will be providing updates as more information becomes available. To stay up-to date please make sure you are checking your personal emails to receive our latest Eblasts. You can also Download UNOCH’s App and follow Teamsters Local 1699 UNOCH on Facebook.
UNOCH feels honored to represent and work beside such an amazing group of people who are pulling together and helping each other through this. UNOCH understands that due to the COVID-19 pandemic some of its members are unable to work, either due to cancelled shifts, being quarantined, or providing care to family members. In order to help do our part will not be collecting dues for another two pay periods, for a total of 4 pay periods waved. Please feel to reach out to us with any questions or concerns.

Future Member’s Meeting Dates

September 8th
8-9pm Dining Room C

November 10th
9am-10am Dining Room C

CE Direct

UNOCH has invested in a CE Direct membership providing you with unlimited access to 5000+ hours of continuing education for nurses and technicians. This high quality, accredited content is now available to you absolutely free-of-charge, as a benefit of your UNOCH Membership.

Start taking courses today! Find your login information below.
Go to ContinuingEducation.com/CEDirect.
Enter your Login ID: your personal email and password (temporary password is: UNOCH)
Check out the QuickStart Guide to help you navigate CE Direct.

Who is UNOCH?

United Nurses of Children’s Hospital (UNOCH) is a labor organization representing the Registered Nurses and Technical employees of Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego.

UNOCH is affiliated with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 1699. UNOCH negotiates collective bargaining agreements (contracts) with RCHSD and is responsible for administering those contracts.