Friday, April 27, 2018

Impasse - Part 2

The California Nurses Association (CNA) announced Friday that 14,000 University of California nurses all around the state will strike in sympathy May 7-9 with the 24,000 patient-care and service workers negotiating for wage increases and job security.

CNA represents more than 14,000 RNs at the five major UC medical centers, 10 student health centers, and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. They are striking in support of members of AFSCME 3299. In its service unit, this union represents 9,000 individuals who work as custodians, groundskeepers, security guards and more. The local's patient-care contract covers 15,000 workers with job descriptions such as respiratory therapists, surgical technicians and nursing aides...

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