More than 500 nurses at a hospital in Metro Detroit are waging a bitter struggle against the multi-billion dollar McLaren Health Corporation over inadequate staffing and declining health care for patients.
Nurses across the country support the demands of Saint Vincent nurses for safe staffing ratios. Meanwhile, their union, parent union, and the Democratic party stump for legislation to increase the bureaucratization of labor, isolate the nurses, and force them to find supplemental income.
Forty-three percent of health care workers considered leaving the health care profession in 2021, according to a survey by Vivan Health.
Health care workers around the globe must come to the support and defense of the 700 striking nurses at St. Vincent Hospital, who are at risk of being replaced by management three months into their strike.