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Registered nurses picketing at University of Washington Medical Center

Puget Sound Business Journal, September 3, 2008

Registered nurses of the UW Medical Center are picketing at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle. Union officials say contract negotiations with the school have stalled. Sticking points in the negotiations include a reduction in rest between nurses' shifts, a 4% pay hike over the next two years that the union says is not competitive, and changes in the amount of time the nurses can take off to care for sick family members.