Striking Temple nurses approach Friday payday

Taunya English, WHYY, April 13, 2010 Striking nurses at Temple University Hospital have been walking the picket line for nearly two weeks. Friday is payday for many of them, and getting a smaller-than-usual paycheck could test their resolve. Nurses usually pick up a check every two weeks, but Friday's check will included only two or three days' pay. Registered nurse Leeanna Williams already had a part-time nursing job before the strike began but she says she's still worried about covering her bills and paying taxes on April 15th. Williams says wages are not her biggest concern in the negotiations with Temple management. ... Striking