Striking nurses battle Temple Hospital’s union busting

Betsey Piette, Workers World, April 17, 2010 Philadelphia - The strike at Temple University Hospital in north Philadelphia that began March 31 is heading into its third week. Hospital administrators are demonstrating their lack of concern over patient safety and are ready to spend whatever it takes to break the union representing more than 1,500 nurses and professional/technical staff. Temple students show solidarity with nurses. This key strike’s outcome will impact on all workers in the Philadelphia area. And solidarity now from other workers and unions will affect the nurses’ chance for victory. ... Striking