Mercy Union Nurses Reject Contract, Strike Looming

KTIV-TV, June 18, 2007 Union nurses at Mercy Medical Center have rejected the hospital's latest contract offer ... and indicated their intention to strike when their current contract expires, June 30th. The vote, Monday night, was unanimous, according to UFCW Local 222 president, Marvin Harrington. Now that doesn't mean the nurses go on strike immediately. In fact, Harrington says they nurses will be back on the job, Tuesday. Harrington says the big issues with this latest contract range from safety to security and wages. ... Mercy