Swedish nurses, caregivers plan strike
Edmonds hospital will be affected
Last updated 1/24/2020 at 2:45pm
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...