After tough negotiations, Jackson housestaff have settled on an amazing new contract that covers residents and fellows through September 2018. Some of the contract highlights include:

  • 3% raise
  • AAMC 50th percentile adjustment
  • Wage re-opener in 2018
  • An additional $250 in the professional allowance (a total of $1500 yearly)
  • An additional $50,000 in the Housestaff Fund to work on a labor-management partnership
  • Parking language that calls for increased security and 1 month of free parking if one’s car is vandalized or stolen
  • Language that guarantees Jackson will provide healthy food options in the vending machines
  • A commitment from Jackson to explore child care options
  • Other language around Public Service Loan Forgiveness, health insurance, protective equipment, on-call rooms, and performance improvement plans!