Union nurses vote on new contract offer from Mercy Medical Center

KTIV, June 28, 2010 Sioux City - Union nurses at Sioux City's Mercy Medical Center are voting on the hospital's latest contract offer. If the majority of those 429 nurses don't like the contract, they've authorized their union to strike at midnight Wednesday night ... when their current contract expires. The president of UFCW Local 222, Marv Harrington, says he's worried about several issues for the 429 nurses he represents. He says nurses want security officers in the hospital ... protecting employees from potential gang-related incidents, which tend to follow victims into the ER. ... Union