18K California nurses to strike over Ebola

November 10, 2014 3:08 PM

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18K California nurses to strike over Ebola

Kaiser Permanente hospitals aren't ready for Ebola, say its nurses, and tomorrow 18,000 of them are set to begin a two-day strike over that and other issues.

Their union claims Kaiser has "refused to address [their] concerns … about Ebola safety protocols and protective equipment, refusing even to answer questions by the RNs." The walkout will affect 21 of Kaiser's hospitals and 65 clinics in Northern California, reports Bloomberg.

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