Nurses at the St. Joseph Campus of the Sisters of Charity Hospital in Buffalo, NY, members of CWA Local 1168, want a fair contract. Negotiations for a new contract covering the 200 nurses got underway with the hospital’s parent employer, Catholic Health, on June 29. The current contract expires on Aug. 31. CWA Locals 1168 and 1133 represent about 3,200 workers at Catholic Health’s facilities in the Buffalo area
Jenny Applewhite of 1199SEIU, a union partner in the health care workers’ coalition, joins the mobilization and fires up the crowd.