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Providence Nurses Plan Strike

(Portland, OR) -- Roughly 18-hundred nurses at Providence hospitals in Portland and Seaside plan to strike on Monday if a new contract isn't reached. The nurses want better pay, benefits, and working conditions. Providence is postponing elective procedures and is warning of delays for patients in the emergency department. The nurses plan to strike for five days. The strike would also affect Providence Home Health and Hospice.

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