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Thursday, January 13, 2022

Early Thursday morning, nurses in Washington, D.C. gathered outside the Howard University Hospital to protest what they say have been unsafe working conditions throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.

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... The event kicked off a jam-packed schedule of strikes across 11 U.S. states and D.C. today organized by National Nurses United, a labor union boasting 175,000 members nationwide. With the highly transmissible omicron variant fueling Covid cases across the country, hospitals are also sounding the alarm about staffing shortages, insufficient resources and overall worsening conditions. ...

Some health care workers say the U.S. health care system has been stretched to its limit. ...



#1 | Posted by LampLighter at 2022-01-13 03:23 PM | Reply

Good for them. I hope they get the protections they are after.

#2 | Posted by snoofy at 2022-01-13 04:02 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Make it safer on all of us: put the unvaccinated in an unheated tent in the parking lot, and lay out a buffet of ivermectin, hydroxy-C, springtime fresh Clorox and urine, for self-service. Vaccinated and masked folks are welcome to come inside...

#3 | Posted by catdog at 2022-01-13 05:38 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

DC is as blue as it gets

#4 | Posted by RUFFALO_ROB

Which is why you dont want them to have representation in congress. Taxation without representation.

#5 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2022-01-13 06:36 PM | Reply

@#4 ... DC is as blue as it gets...

Apparently, you did not read the article.

If you had you would see there are other states involved, including...

Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Missouri, Nevada, etc.

#6 | Posted by LampLighter at 2022-01-13 07:17 PM | Reply

Bluffalo Blob read a story? C'mon now. That idiot has a couple 3x5 cards with his "talking points" on it and that's all.

#7 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2022-01-14 10:00 AM | Reply

They get the idiot anti-vaxers threatening and assaulting them in vaccine clinic and when those idiots get COVID they continue their abuse. One in four nurses is physically assaulted on the job, according to a 2019 survey by the American Nurses Association and sicne COVID that number is up even higher. The kicker - nurses have no recourse when patient's attack them, they claim temporary mental incompetence because of the illness and the hospital discourages reporting this as it is Workers' Compensation. www.gpb.org

#8 | Posted by Enlightened at 2022-01-14 11:44 AM | Reply

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