Breaking Nursing News from the Twin Cities: MNA Nurses Resoundingly Authorize Open-Ended Strike (via Clear Nursing Matters)

Apparently the websites are going down with traffic from around the world, so we offered to repost the press release in its original form.

Let us know what you think…this could big. This may be the beginning of a major change in the way hospitals think about staffing. With nursing unions flexing their muscles around the country, will this be the beginning of real change?

What do you think?

Breaking Nursing News from the Twin Cities:  MNA Nurses Resoundingly Authorize Open-Ended Strike We just saw this news come out, and since the MNA website crashed due to traffic, we reposted the original press release below: ST. PAUL (June 21, 2010) – In a historic stand for patient safety, 84 percent of Twin Cities nurses voted Monday to authorize an open-ended strike against 14 hospitals if a contract agreement cannot be reached. "This is a vote we never wanted to take," said Linda Hamilton, a Registered Nurse at Children's Hospital and Pr … Read More

via Clear Nursing Matters

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