The nurses, who reached out to NNU for help, need a majority of the hospital’s 3,200 nurses to sign interest cards in order to hold a union vote. Phillips and others had been organizing under the radar, but took their campaign public on Monday. Read more here.
Photo from a 2014 strike of mostly maintenance and service workers at Johns Hopkins Hospital, organized by 1199 SEIU. The strike secured a $15 wage for many senior workers. Credit: Rae Rawls/ In These Times