University of Michigan nurses union says members support picket

Juliana Keeping,, July 27, 2011 Members of the University of Michigan nurses union expressed support for an informational picket at a membership meeting called Tuesday to discuss a stalled and contested contract negotiation, according to a statement released by union representatives. Bargaining talks between the nurses and the University of Michigan Health System were halted July 9 after the 4,000-member union and their employer failed to hash out a new contract. Some nurses are donning buttons and wearing red at work to support the union. ... University