VFNHP maintains affiliation with the following organizations: 

  1. The American Federation of Teachers (AFT); 
  2. The American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO); 
  3. AFT-Vermont, and the appropriate 
  4. Central Labor Council(s) of the AFL-CIO.

The membership shall elect delegates to attend the [AFT] National Convention in accordance with the Landrum Griffin Act and in accordance with the procedures in the AFT Constitution.

Representation for United Professions AFT Vermont a) Two delegates to the United Professions AFT Vermont will be appointed by the Executive Board, with the expectation that they will attend all regular and special state federation meetings. b) The two (2) members shall report to the Executive Board at all regular and special meetings. 


United Professions and AFT Convention Delegate Selection a) The representatives to the United Professions and AFT convention must be nominated and elected by the general membership. b) The nomination and election process will be determined by the Executive Board to ensure that all members have an opportunity to participate.



Proposed Ophthalmology Career Ladder

Ophthalmology Techs have the opportunity to vote on updated job descriptions as well as an updated wage scale as part of career ladder negotiations. If approved, these changes would update our job descriptions to reflect our current practices, eliminate the OA I level...

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6/1 Bargaining Update

Nurses and Techs gathered in the McClure lobby to show solidarity with our Bargaining Team ahead of the 6/1 bargaining session. Contract negotiations have stalled, as we did not reach agreement at this week's session. VFNHP has given a package for the hospital to...

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5/11 Nurse Bargaining and Incentive Update

Last night, the VFNHP Bargaining Team spent over 3 hours hearing the same thing from management: The hospital will not agree to any financial proposals beyond the $1.3M for their charge and preceptor differentials proposals. Seven proposals, including increasing all...

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Proposed ED Tech Career Ladder Update

ED Techs have the opportunity to vote on an updated job description for the ED Tech III role as part of career ladder negotiations. If approved by a majority of ED Techs, this updated job description would make it easier to progress to the ED Tech III role by...

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We are a strong union of health care professionals organized to ensure access to high-quality health care for everyone in the communities we serve.

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Fax: 802.871.5946


Address: 96 Colchester Ave, Burlington VT 05401