EDITORIAL - MultiCare, heal thyself and avert a nurse walkout


Many months of hard-line negoti­a­tions and hard feelings between Multi­Care Health System and the state nurses union have brought the partic­i­pants to a diffi­cult cross­roads, and Tacomans have a right to feel anxious.

Regis­tered nurses at Tacoma General Hospital are planning an advisory vote Friday on whether to strike for the first time in TG’s 135-year history. A media­tion session between Tacoma-based Multi­Care and the Washington State Nurses Associ­a­tion is sched­uled Wednesday, so a break­through is still possible in this troubling contest of health care brinkmanship.

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TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE: EDITORIAL - MultiCare, heal thyself and avert a nurse walkout (12/13/16)