Scripps Encinitas nurses reject offer

  1. Nurses at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas rejected a final contract proposal from hospital management this week and authorized negotiators to take any steps, including a strike, to reach an agreement.

    The California Nurses Association, which represents the registered nurses, and the hospital have been in negotiations since early 2004 over compensation, retirement benefits and other issues. About 80 percent of the hospital's 260 nurses voted on the issue, with 94 percent voting against the offer,the CNA said.

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  3. by   Nancy2
    That is too bad. Everyone loses when nurses strike. I wonder what the protocol was for that vote. Who counts the votes and who witnesses that count. I'm always a little skeptical of the votes that are run by a unio