We Did It!

Through your hard work and support, the physicians at Salem Hospital voted overwhelmingly in favor of forming a union, and have formed the first attending physician union in the state.

Our union was officially recognized by the NLRB after the conclusion of a secret ballot election with

72 YES votes and 16 NO votes

By Katie Johnston Globe Staff,Updated May 10, 2024

‘It feels pointless sometimes’: As hospitals grow more corporate, fed-up doctors are pushing back

Burned out and frustrated with bottom-line-oriented hospital management, doctors are starting to unionize, including at Salem Hospital

Is It Time to Unionize?

By Leon C. Adelman, MD, MBA, FACEP, April 15, 2024

Hot Issues in EM Fill the Day at LAC24 | ACEP

Online Summary, April 15, 2024

In a changing medical workplace, Salem Hospital physicians form union through AFSCME

By Pablo Ros, April 16, 2024

Physicians at Salem Hospital, part of Mass General Brigham, vote to unionize

The effort is aimed at "giving physicians a voice again"

By Jennifer Henderson, Enterprise & Investigative Writer, MedPage, Posted March 20, 2024

Salem Hospital Physicians Vote To Form Union

The physicians voted to join The American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Council 93.

By Scott Souza, Patch Staff, Posted March 14, 2024

By Katie Johnston Globe Staff,Updated March 14, 2024

Salem Hospital physicians vote overwhelmingly to unionize

More physicians are organizing as the health care industry becomes more corporate

Support from Senator Ed Markey:

By Katie Johnston Globe Staff,Updated January 9, 2024

Salem Hospital doctors are organizing a union

Mass General Brigham hospital physicians seek unionization

By Kelly Gooch, Updated January 10, 2024

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