Nation’s Nurses Rally in Kentucky to Support Strikers at ARH

James Parks, AFL-CIO Weblog, November 29, 2007 Nurses from coast to
coast rallied today in Lexington, Ky., to show support for strikers at
Appalachian Regional Healthcare (ARH). With the strike soon entering
its third month, the financial resources of the picketers are running
low, but their resolve is strong. Rue Hairston, a nurse for 31 years at
ARH’s hospital in Beckley, W.Va., says the strikers are not yet in dire
straits because of the generous help they’ve received from their
brothers and sisters in the union movement. But if they are unable to
get a contract soon, many nurses could face tough times ... Nation