Strike talks to resume

Bev Davis, Beckley Register-Herald, October 27, 2007 Although labor and
management remain divided on the issues that led to a nursing strike
against Appalachian Regional Healthcare, both sides will meet with a
federal mediator Monday in Lexington, Kentucky, for more collective
bargaining talks. “Our goal is to go and negotiate in good faith and
get a resolution to all of this,” said Rue Hairston, state economic and
general welfare chair of the West Virginia Nurses Association. “We all
need to work for the good of our patients. They didn’t deserve to be
put in the middle of all this. ARH needs to come together with us so we
can work for the good of the patients.” ... Strike