NNU Affiliated Washington Hospital Center RNs Hold One-Day Strike for Safe Staffing

National Nurses United, March 7, 2011 Hundreds of Washington Hospital Center registered nurses jammed picket lines outside the District’s largest hospital Friday for a one-day strike called to protest stalling by the hospital administration on serious patient care problems at the facility. The nurses were joined in a boisterous noon rally by community supporters and RNs of close to 2,000 people. AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka praised the RNs for “standing up and standing together like our brothers and sisters in Madison and Cleveland and Indianapolis and a hundred other cities across America.” ... NNU