In California, RNs ratified a three-year contract with Mills-Peninsula Health Services, an affiliate of Sacramento-based Sutter Health. The nurses are represented by the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United.
In Massachusetts, nurses at Baystate Franklin Medical Center headed back to work this weekend after a one-day strike that drew huge support from members of the community.
In Ohio, more than 500 RNs have issued a 10-day strike notice to Mercy Regional Medical Center in Lorain.
From The Washington Post: The wealthiest one-third of lawmakers were largely immune from the Great Recession, taking the fewest financial hits and watching their investments quickly recover and rise to new heights.
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