Kaiser Medical Center Nurses Start Strike
While the nurses union is protesting, they do have a squad of a dozen nurses available in case there's an emergency that Kaiser needs them for, said Karen Chan, a union representative with the California Nurses Association.
Nurses On Strike At Kaiser's Los Angeles Medical Center
Nurses started a one-week strike at Kaiser Permanente's Los Angeles Medical Center on Tuesday. It's set to last until Tuesday, March 22. There were about 500 nurses marching in front of the Kaiser facility, according to Karen Chan, a union representative with the California Nurses Association. Some began marching beginning at 5 a.m., Chan told KPCC. About 95 percent of the nurses were joining in the protest, according to Chan. (3/15)
The Associated Press:
Nurses Begin 7-Day Walkout At Los Angeles Medical Center
Registered nurses have begun a seven-day walkout at Kaiser Permanente's Los Angeles Medical Center. The California Nurses Association says the job action that began Tuesday involves 1,200 nurses who are seeking their first collective bargaining contract and want to protect patient care and make economic gains that would boost retention and recruitment. (3/15)