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Barton nurses to hold two-day strike starting Friday

By Tahoe Daily Tribune  
   April 15, 2021

Registered nurses at Barton Memorial Hospital are planning a two-day strike to raise awareness about staffing issues at the hospital. According to a press release from the California Nurses’ Association, the strike is in response to Barton’s board of directors, “refusing to address persistent patient safety issues, including short staffing and deepening nurse recruitment and retention problems,” as well as pay discrepancies between Barton leadership and the nurses.

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