L.A. County Nurses to Strike in Protest of Limited Staffing

KTLA Channel 5 News

More than 7,000 nurses who work in one of the country’s largest public health systems are expected to begin a strike at 7 a.m. Tuesday, protesting what they describe as unsafe and illegal patient-to-nurse ratios and generally inadequate staffing.

ER Nurses at County Hospitals Threaten Strike

Black Press USA

Los Angeles County emergency room nurses and nurse practitioners threatened to go on strike as early as Thanksgiving, saying the county is not paying enough to attract and retain nurses, leaving emergency rooms and intensive care units understaffed and patients at risk.