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Though outnumbered, some Twin Cities nurses resist call to strike

Minneapolis Star Tribune, June 28, 2010

Nurses have turned out by the thousands in Minneapolis for picketing, picnics and other shows of solidarity. But as they draw within days of what could be a historic walkout, some dissenters are saying it's time to speak out, voicing concerns about their union's aggressive  tactics, what they consider reckless accusations of unsafe staffing, and the risks of walking away from good jobs in a bad economy. Even if their numbers are small, they could prove pivotal if they refuse to support a strike called for July 6.