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By Emily Gilbert
Mill Creek Beacon Editor 

Swedish nurses, caregivers plan strike

Edmonds hospital will be affected


Last updated 1/24/2020 at 2:45pm

Brian Soergel

Swedish Hospital in Edmonds.

Nurses and technical and service caregivers of SEIU Healthcare 1199NW at Swedish Medical Center announced they intend to strike Jan. 28-31 due to what they say are unfair labor practices and patient safety issues caused by company management.

The strike, involving more than 8,000 employees, includs those at Swedish Edmonds on 76th Avenue West.

"Swedish is committed to patient safety, and our doors will remain open during the strike period of Jan. 28-31," Swedish reports on its Swedish Edmonds website. "If your appointment needs to be rescheduled during this time, you will be contacted dire...

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