Hibbing nurses back on the job after three-day strike - video

Workday Minnesota, July 14, 2011 Hibbing - Nurses at Range Regional Health Services returned to work Thursday after participating in a three-day strike to protest alleged unfair labor practices by management. The walkout followed months of negotiations between Minnesota Nurses Association representatives and hospital executives that began last September. The current contract expired October 31, 2010. In late June, nurses rejected a final offer from RRHS and authorized a strike. “A management proposal regarding paid time off was unacceptable to the nurses because it will likely jeopardize the hospital’s ability to recruit and retain nurses in a competitive market,” the union said. ... Hibbing