Nurses picket for union contracts - video

Dozens picket outside of Cooley Dickinson Hospital. Anaridis Rodriguez, WWLP, August 24, 2011 Northampton - Registered nurses at Cooley Dickinson Hospital are fighting to keep their contracts. Their contract expired in January but they have yet to reach a compromise with hospital management. "I'm a little frustrated. I think that, I wish things would have moved along more than they have as far as our contract negotiations go," said Maria Etkin, a registered nurse at Cooley Dickinson Hospital. Etkin has been working for Cooley Dickinson Hospital for 24 years and was one of the dozens of registered nurses who took their contract fight to the streets. ... Nurses