Q13 News: Swedish nurses, healthcare workers vote to authorize strike

SEATTLE — Nurses and healthcare workers at Swedish Medical Center are threatening to strike if management does not come to the negotiating table.

The Swedish-Providence union voted to approve the strike Friday, bu they haven’t announced a date of when the workers would actually go on strike. Their main concern is staffing.

One nurse on the negotiating team says the cancer center where she works is short 10 nurses, and that impacts the timeliness and quality of care each nurse can give patients.

Read more: https://q13fox.com/2019/11/15/swedish-nurses-healthcare-workers-vote-to-authorize-strike/