550 in Flagstaff to vote

Nurses could become first to unionize in Az in decades.
Associated Press, May 29, 2006

Flagstaff Medical Center nurses will decide next month if they will become the first unionized Arizona private hospital nurses in decades.

The 550 nurses will vote June 21-22 on a proposal to join the California Nurses Association.

The union gained a high profile for going head to head with California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger in his unsuccessful effort to keep nurse-to-patient safety ratios from going into effect. ... 550