Deadlock over sick time continues at Pasco hospital

Michelle Dupler, Tri-City Herald, July 29, 2011 Pasco - Management and employees at Lourdes Medical Center remain deadlocked on two expired union contracts covering nurses, technicians and other hospital workers. About 30 members of the United Food and Commercial Workers and Service Employees International Union picketed outside the Pasco hospital Thursday demanding fair terms for hospital workers. But the hospital's administration countered that it believes fair terms have been offered and rejected by the two unions. ... Deadlock