LOS ANGELES --
Nurses at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center were under a judge's order Tuesday to end a series of sickouts.
County health officials successfully petitioned Superior Court Judge Dzintra Janavs for the temporary restraining order Monday -- on a day when courts and county offices were generally closed, the Los Angeles Times
County lawyers argued the sickouts were threatening the health and safety of hospital patients.
The order was issued against Local 660 of the Service Employees International Union, though officials said they had nothing to do with the sickouts, according to The Times