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Illinois Nurses Strike, Demanding Safe Staffing Levels Amid Pandemic

HeadlineJul 15, 2020

In Joliet, Illinois, more than 700 unionized nurses at Saint Joseph’s Medical Center are in the second week of a strike demanding safe staffing levels amid the pandemic. The nurses say their demands for better nurse-to-patient ratios have been met with illegal intimidation and threats of termination by management.

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