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KING 5 News: Swedish-Providence union health care workers vote to authorize strike

SEATTLE — Unionized nurses and other health care workers at Swedish-Providence voted to authorize a strike if Providence did not come back to the bargaining table with fair contract proposals.

SEIU Health Care 1199NW, the union representing 15,000 Washington State health care workers, authorized the strike.

Health care workers said that while they voted to authorize a strike, their end goal is a fair contract, which they hope to achieve through continued talks.  

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