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Local union plans to ralley weekly until more respect is given

Credit: KTNV Channel 13 Las Vegas
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Local union plans to ralley weekly until more respect is given
Local union plans to ralley weekly until more respect is given

Before the vaccine rollout, healthcare workers in Nevada say they can't wait any longer.

One local union plans to rally every week in front of Sunrise Hospital until they get more respect for their work.

.ONE LOCAL UNION PLANS TO RALLYEVERY WEEK IN FRONT OF SUNRISEHOSPITAL - - UNTIL THEY GETMORE RESPECT FOR THEIR WORK.13 ACTION NEWS REPORTER SEANDELANCEY HAS MORE ON THEIRDEMANDS AND THE HOSPITAL'SRESPONSE.SEAN DELANCEY HEALTHCAREWORKERS HERE AT SUNRISEHOSPITAL ARE WALKING OUT.THEY CALL IT - WALK OUTWEDNESDAYS - - A RALLY OVERCONTRACT DISPUTES WITH SUNRISEAND PARENT COMPANY H-C-A - OVERA LAUNDRY LIST OF PANDEMICGREIVANCES.PKG (NATS: CHANTS) A HEALTHCAREWORKER RALLY - OVER SAFETY ANDANOTHER DAY BATTLING A PANDEMICON THE FRONT LINES.FROM THE HOSPITAL - TO THESIDEWALK - - FIGHTING LIKERALAYA ALLEN WHO WALKED OUTWITH HER FELLOW HEALTHCAREWORKERS.RALAYA ALLEN/ SUNRISE HOSPITALEMERGENCY DEPARTMENT NURSE"I'M STANDING HERE WITH MYBROTHERS AND SISTERS AT SEIUTO MAKE SURE WE ARE TREATEDEQUALLY.WITH SAFE STAFFING RATIONS."SEIU LOCAL 1107 IS DEMANDINGSUNRISE - AND PARENT COMPANYH-C-A - - PROPERLY STAFF THEFLOORS - PROVIDE PROPER P-P-E -- AND ADEQUATELY TESTEMPLOYEES.BUT THE MAIN ASK - COMES DOWNTO CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS ANDPAY.CAREY "HCA IS MAKING RECORDPROFITS DURING THIS PANDEMIC."PRESIDENT KEVIN CAREY SAYS THECONTENTIOUS CONTRACTNEGOTIATIONS ARE OVER HAZARDPAY - BASE PAY - - ANDHEALTHCARE BENEFITS.KEVIN CAREY/SEIU LOCAL 1107PRESIDENT "THESE ARE PEOPLETHAT ARE EVERY DAY PUTTINGTHEIR LIVES ON THE LINE TRYINGTO PROTECT OUR COMMUNITYFIGHTING THIS PANDEMIC, ANDSHORTAGE AND - QUOTE - "ITASTOUNDS US THAT THE SEIU WOULDATTEMPT TO USE COVID-19 AS ABARGAINING CHIP TO THE POINT OFSUGGESTING THEIR MEMBERSWALKOUT." SEAN DELANCEY NOW - -PATIENT ABANDONMENT IS ILLEGAL- SO THESE HEALTHCARE WORKERSARE "WALKING OUT" WHILE ON ABREAK OR LUNCH - - OR AFTERTHEIR SHIFTS.THEY PLAN TO DO IT - EVERYWEDNESDAY IN DECEMBER.SEAN DELANCEY - - 13 ACTIONNEWS.THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 ISGETTING WORSE IN NEVAD

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