Aug 12

More than 900 SMDC Medical Center nurses are being asked to vote August 18 to reject their administration’s offer and authorize a one-day strike, the Minnesota Nurses Association announced Friday.

The MNA says this is happening after months of negotiations and a “refusal by SMDC Medical Center business executives to put their rhetoric about patient safety issues into writing.”

“The bottom line is, the executives at the bargaining table have made it clear to us that management does not trust its nurses with the well-being and safety of our patients,” said Steve Strand, an RN at SMDC. Full article…

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