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NUHW at Standstill with Kaiser + Nurses on Strike Video
Nurses at Kaiser Permanente LA Medical Center left frustrated after meeting with hospital management one week after staging a protest on Sunset Blvd. amid a contract dispute.
The nurses, members of the National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW) threatened to strike again should collective bargaining negotiations continue to drag on. The Union is demanding safer staffing by hospital management to protect patient care.
Kaiser came in "woefully unprepared" to the meeting, according to a NUHW representative, after which union members marched into the Director of Nursing's office to demand that she start appearing at the bargaining table herself.
The RN's presented management with an April 19th deadline at which point they threaten to strike once again.
For a closer look at the protest and the messaging behind it, check out this video from theMarch 2 strike:
Video courtesy NUHW.