NLRB Upholds Decision Over Hospital Strike

Law360, New York (October 12, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A three-person panel of the National Labor Relations Board has upheld an administrative law judge’s decision forcing Sutter Health to compensate workers for the wages they lost during a four-day lockout at a medical center in 2002.

The caregivers were locked out after about 500 licensed vocational nurses, certified nursing assistants, nutrition aids and other caregivers completed a one-day strike at Sutter Roseville Medical center. The nurses—members of the Health Care Workers’ Union Local 250, Service Employees International Union, AFL-CIO—were seeking a contract featuring guidelines for...
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