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April 4, 2014

"Thank you for using your voice to protect and advance the rights of patients in our health care system." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

April 3, 2014

“Why would any employer bargain in good faith with workers if it knows it can rely on a third party to designate an unrealistic number of workers as essential? This is a one-sided process and it completely undercuts the rights of workers to free collective bargaining.” — Ken Georgetti, CLC President.

April 1, 2014

"The 340,000 members of the National Union support the actions of these striking nurses and their fight for patient safety at Capital Health." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President.