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Sparrow nurses union votes to strike


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Nearly 1,800 registered nurses, physical therapists, pharmacists and other professionals at Sparrow Health System could go on strike later this month if their union and hospital management fail to reach a contract agreement.

The workers, members of the Michigan Nurses Association, voted by mail last week to authorize a strike. When votes were tallied Monday, it was found that union members "voted overwhelmingly" to approve the measure. They've been working without a contract since Oct. 31.

Full Story: http://www.lsj.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20041116/NEWS03/411160337/1001/news

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