Striking Kauai Nurses Picket on Oahu

Kristine Uyeno, KHNL, October 13, 2006 Eleven striking nurses from Wilcox Memorial Hospital passed out flyers in front of two Honolulu medical facilities, but things didn't go quite as planned. They were basically kicked off property after an hour. "They're alleging that we're conducting a secondary boycott, we disagree," said Clyde Hayashi with the Hawaii Nurses Association. The Kauai nurses say they were just handing people some flyers. "There's nothing that talks about Straub or Kapiolani. We're not asking anyone to not go to those hospitals," said Hayashi. But the National Labor Relations Board sided with Straub. So the Wilcox nurses cut their visit short. ... Striking