contract settled - page 2

First of all, I AM a union nurse. But, even if you are anti-union, you may want to read this. I am an RN in Sioux City, Iowa, and, until the last day of our present contract, we were prepared to go... Read More

  1. by   rollingstone
    Quote from -jt
    <<<how sad the hospital is now trying to screw over the temps...>>>>

    "the temps"? You mean the nurses who were so willing to backstab other nurses by crossing their strike line that they were already there chomping at the bit waiting in the wings? No I do not feel sad for them. They have as much sympathy from me as they showed for the nurses they couldnt wait to scab over for the almighty dollar.
    They can now all feel free to sue their pimp - the agency that brought them there - 'cause they can be damn sure it already got paid a nice big fat non-refundable retainer fee & deposit from the hospital.
    The hospital has to pay the agency whether or not the strike happens. If their agency wont pay the nurses for being there on call, at least those nurses who had no qualms about earning a living in such a way got a free trip out of it. They can consider it an unpaid vacation.
    You reap what you sow.
    I couldn't have said it better myself.