Vote set on nurses union

Marlisa Keyes, Bonner County Daily Bee, August 9, 2006 Sandpoint - Bonner General Hospital nurses will vote Aug. 17 on whether or not to unionize. The nurses are seeking a written contract that would provide job security, a grievance process, and accountability for administration and staff, said one nurse, who asked not to be identified because she fears for her job. The emphasis is not on pay raises, she said. "We don't feel like we're being represented," she said. "People are being fired all the time." ... Vote