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Nurses issue strike notification at Lynwood hospital
Southern California Public Radio

Contract negotiations have broken down between nurses and management at St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood. The nurses now plan to walk off the job for three days.

The two sides have been bargaining unsuccessfully since May on a new contract. A spokeswoman for the nurses union says the hospital’s last offer failed to address two key issues: an underfunded pension plan and short staffing, especially in the emergency room.