ST. PAUL -

After a 17 hour negotiating session, that began at 11 a.m. Monday, October 10, 2016, the Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) and Allina Health announced that they have reached a tentative agreement on all outstanding contract issues.

The two groups came together with the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service to negotiate at the Governor's Residence, at the request of Governor Dayton and Lt. Governor Smith.

The tentative agreement will now be presented with unanimous endorsement to members of the Minnesota Nurses Association.

Details of the tentative agreement will be available to MNA members, Allina Health employees, and the public beginning Tuesday, October 11, 2016.

MNA will be posting details of the agreement on their website and social media channels. Allina Health will simultaneously distribute details to their employees.

Minnesota Nurses Association members are expected to vote on Thursday, October 13, 2016.