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Nurses to picket Sutter facilities
Sacramento Bee

Nurses planned to picket Sutter Health’s Sacramento headquarters and nine of its Bay Area hospitals today in a dispute over contract negotiations.Some 4,000 registered nurses represented by California Nurses Association/National Nurses United are participating in the one-day walkout at the Sutter facilities, including those in Berkeley, Oakland and Vallejo.The nurses union had threatened the one-day strike if Sutter officials did not pull what union officials called “major concessions in patient care protections” from the bargaining table.