Press Release: Anoka Treatment Center Staff Picket Over Recent Violent Attack, Unsafe Conditions

Members of three unions plan informational picket May 29

MNA Contact:  Barb Brady
(o) 651-414-2849
(c) 651-202-0845

MAPE Contact: Ashley Erickson
(o) 651-621-2638
(c) 507-450-5511

St. Paul) – May 26, 2019 – The recent attack that left an Anoka Metro Regional Treatment Center nurse severely injured and hospitalized has prompted employees from three unions to call for immediate measures to improve safety for workers, patients, and visitors.

MNA, AFSCME, and MAPE members are picketing on May 29 outside the hospital to shine a spotlight on the safety crisis and the hospital’s failure to install security measures.

What: MNA/AFSCME Council 5/MAPE informational picket

When: Noon-6 p.m.

Where: 3301 N 7th Ave., Anoka (on 7th Ave. near the entrance)


1 Comment

  1. Violence against on-the-job nurses has been going on for years….why is it only now being taken seriously? “By taking immediate measures”!?! Too little, too late!
    Signed: Happily/Thankfully Retired R.N. Brad Dosch

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