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Nurses Join “Occupy” Protests, Despite Above-Average Wages
International Business Times

Union nurses rallied Nov. 2 in Oakland, Calif., supporting the ongoing Occupy Oakland protests. The protests are part of the wider “Occupy Wall Street” movement against economic inequality in the U.S. The historically strike-prone California Nurses Association entered the Occupy fray to support people are forego medical care after losing their jobs.

“In Oakland, a city that has been especially hard hit by the economic crisis, these problems are evident throughout the neighborhoods where we work and live as well,” Martha Kuhl, a registered nurse and union member said in a statement.