1. These employees abandoned their patients for a financial gain. In these economically difficult times, these employees are fortunate to have a job, let alone the high pay offered by Temple.
2. The temporary workers came to Temple and have made the hospital not only safe but a pleasant environment both for the patients, families, visitors and coworkers. I walk from unit to unit and see smiling faces; people grateful to be helping patients and literally saving the hospital. I as a permanent employee thank them everyday. They are the saviors and in no way the "scabs" which are the vile words coming out of the mouths of the picketers. How could anyone fault those that chose to leave their families for the length of a stike to provide "Very Safe Care" to the patients of Temple Hospital.
4. I watch the picketers yelling and screaming words that mean nothing. Most of them do not know what offers the Union has turned down. A nurse goes into the Profession for helping patients not the money. Anyone that has forgotten that should leave the provession and find work elsewhere.
I think that I have said enough. I hope the employees that are so angry need to leave Temple and find what the job that offers everything they are looking for. I am so happy each day when I leave work knowing the patients are cared for and safe. That is why I am a Temple Nurse.