18,000 nurses planning a two-day strike over Ebola prepardness

November 9, 2014 4:09 PM

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After filing complaints about the lack of training and precautionary measures over Ebola virus, 18,000 nurses in Northern California are planning two-day strike next week. The walkout is a part of a national labour action. The strike will affect nearly 65 clinics and 21 hospitals owned by Kaiser Permanente.

However, all Kaiser Permanente facilities will remain open, but still some appointments and elective procedures would be cancelled, the health care provider said. “All emergency departments, urgent care departments, primary and specialty care departments, pharmacies and laboratories will be operatin...

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