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W-B General nurses stage strategic pickets

“It used to be about four patients for every nurse on our floor,” said Dorothy Konopki, a registered nurse assigned to the orthopedic surgery patients. “Now it’s closer to six to one.”

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W-B General nurses claim mistreatment

WILKES-BARRE — Nurses at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, frustrated by the lack of progress in contract negotiations with the hospital’s owner, took their cause to the street Wednesday in the form of informational picketing.

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Nurses say Wilkes-Barre General Hospital owner violating law

Nurses and their top union officials joined state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-121, Wilkes-Barre, in denouncing the Franklin, Tenn.-based hospital owner at a news conference Friday for allegedly violating Act 102, the law in Pennsylvania that makes it illegal to mandate nurses to work overtime.

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