Nurses Rally

Kate Duffy, Channel 3 News, July 6, 2006

Burlington - The fight for a new contract had Fletcher Allen nurses rallying Thursday night. The current contract for the hospital's 1,400 nurses expires July 9th at midnight. They've called in a federal mediator to help make a deal.

No one will talk specifics about what they're asking for, but they say the sticking points are overtime, health care benefits and time off for furthering their education. ... Nurses