Nurses hit the picket line in Chicago

University of Chicago nurses went on strike after contract talks break down.
1:07 | 09/20/19

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I can't digging out from Chicago. Yeah since 7 o'clock this morning the message don't hospital management is there. That's a hospital better so that patients are not in jeopardy. Morning 200 University of Chicago nurses picked up signs it sent out on strike. The contract talks broke down late Wednesday night making way for the 24 hour strike that's part of several suspects across the country. Nurses here say their main issue is staffing and not having enough Bobbitt the hospital reps say they meetings generous down to offer. But the union rejected it allows certain trauma programs are closed and dozens of patients have been relocated while others have put their hero pulled. But hospital officials say they've been preparing hiring replacement nurses from across the country crew will be working here for five days. Officials tell me the constant is now and it always has been able to his dignity. It's my first car segment that the next weekend and I'm guessing even opened in Chicago. Yeah KC news.

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