Nurses in Covina, state set strike date

Nurses in Covina, state set strike date

There are 2 comments on the San Gabriel Valley Tribune story from May 28, 2010, titled Nurses in Covina, state set strike date. In it, San Gabriel Valley Tribune reports that:

Thousands of nurses in Minnesota and California - including Citrus Valley Medical Center in Covina - announced Friday their plans to walk off the job for a single day next month if they don't reach contract agreements with hospitals.

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LP Lookout

West Covina, CA

#1 May 29, 2010
Did you even try to talk to somebody from the Nurses' union? Or are you just shilling for the hospitals now?
One dedicated nurse

Azusa, CA

#2 May 31, 2010
I for one am a dedicated nurse. I am willing to strike for my patients and safe staffing. Do you know that when a nurse goes on break another nurse cares for your family member. This nurse already has a full complement of patients. It is against California law to go over the ratio but it happens all the time. It is UNSAFE!! We also are asking for a lift team so your family member can be turned at night without waiting for help. Management says they can't afford it!! Our strike is not about money it is about SAFE STAFFING and PROTECTING OUR PATIENTS!!

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