New York City nurses end strike after reaching a tentative agreement

Posted on AllSides January 12th, 2023
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A strike involving more than 7,000 nurses at two of New York City's biggest hospitals has ended.

After three days on the picket line, the New York State Nurses Association union said it reached tentative deals with Mount Sinai Health System and Montefiore Health System.

The deal includes "concrete enforceable safe staffing ratios" so that there will "always be enough nurses at the bedside to provide safe patient care, not just on paper," the NYSNA wrote in a statement.

A 10-day strike notice at New York's Wyckoff Hospital also ended...

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