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Nurses prepare pickets during a previous strike action. (CBS)

Northern California Kaiser Workers To Strike Tuesday

Kaiser Permanente workers throughout Northern California said Monday that they will stage a one-day strike on Tuesday in a dispute over a new contract for mental health and optical employees.

01/30/2012

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland

Nurses Locked Out After Strike At 8 Bay Area Hospitals

Thousands of nurses walked out on Thursday and will not be allowed to return until Saturday.

12/23/2011

Nurses prepare pickets during a previous strike action. (CBS)

Nurses Strike At Bay Area Sutter Health Hospitals

Some 4,000 nurses went on strike at 7 a.m. Thursday—and planned to strike a full 24 hours—to protest concessions management is seeking in five contracts, according to the California Nurses Association.

12/22/2011

Nurses prepare pickets during a previous strike action. (CBS)

Nurses To Strike Thursday At 8 Bay Area Sutter Hospitals

About 4,000 registered nurses plan to stage a one-day strike at eight Bay Area hospitals on Thursday to protest concessions that Sutter Health management is seeking.

12/21/2011

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland

Patient Attacks Nurse At Alta Bates Medical Center In Oakland

A female nurse was attacked by a patient Friday at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland.

11/06/2011

Nurses prepare pickets during a previous strike action. (CBS)

Nurses’ Unions File Federal Complaint Against Sutter Health

Two nurses’ unions filed federal charges against Sutter Health on Tuesday on behalf of nurses who participated in a one-day strike in September, a California Nurses Association spokesman said Wednesday.

10/05/2011

Nurses prepare pickets during a previous strike action. (CBS)

Phil Matier: Nurse Salaries Under Microscope Amid Labor Battle

The public has gotten a snapshot of the pay of executives at Sutter Health and its hospital nurses in the midst of a California labor dispute.

10/05/2011

San Francisco City Hall

Phil Matier: Overtime Costs Soar For Some SF City Employees

KCBS and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier looks at the year-end tally of city labor costs including some astronomical overtime figures being doled out.

10/03/2011

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland

Oakland Patient Death Looms Over Return Of Locked-Out Nurses

Nurses locked out of five Sutter Health hospitals after a 24-hour strike returned to work Tuesday amid an investigation over a patient death at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland.

09/27/2011

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland

State Launches Investigation Into Patient Death At Oakland Hospital

The California Department of Public Health has launched an investigation into the death of a woman at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland early Saturday.

09/26/2011

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