There’s supposedly a desperate need for nurses in this country. The demand is so great, we’re told, nurses have their choice of jobs and the money and benefits are flowing.
So why the heck are nurses going on strike!?
At 7 a.m. EST today, the nurses and other health care workers set up picket lines outside of Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia.
The 1,500 members of the Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals went on strike because, they say, the hospital’s management was bargaining in “bad faith.”
Wow, the hospital administrators have balls given the demand for health care workers. Or is the much-hyped growing demand for health care workers, hyped by labor experts, the media, and even me on occasion, just a bunch of bull? (more…)