Associated Press, Published May 28 2010
UPDATED: Twin Cities nurses say they've set one-day strike for June 10MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Some 12,000 nurses in the Twin Cities have set a one-day strike for June 10 if they can't come to agreement with 14 hospitals.
The nurses and the hospitals recently agreed to return to the bargaining table with a federal mediator. But the Minnesota Nurses Association said Friday it was filing notice of intent to strike if those talks don't work out. That starts the clock on a required 10-day notice.
The two sides disagree on issues of pay and staffing levels. The nurses voted last week to authorize a strike.
Minnesota Nurses Association: http://mnnurses.org
Twin Cities Hospitals: http://www.twincitieshospitals.com
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