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Incensed, Nurses Slam Landmark NLRB Ruling

Law360 (October 5, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Registered nurses and labor activists vowed to strike if employers attempted to take advantage of the National Labor Relations Board’s decision Tuesday that full-time "charge nurses" should be considered supervisors, rendering them ineligible for union protections under federal law.

Furious with the NLRB, the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee, which represents 70,000 direct-care registered nurses in 44 states, lashed out at the decision on Thursday, sponsoring marches, rallies, and speak-outs in Los Angeles, Chicago, St. Louis, Louisville, and Bangor, Maine.

"[The ruling] provides employers a...
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