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Nurses Plan Picket In Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — Nurses at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital say they’ll walk off the job on the Fourth of July.

More than 480 unionized nurses say they have been working under the terms of an expired contract since April of last year.

The main stumbling blocks include health insurance, adequate staffing, and salary.

The five-day strike is set to start at 7 a.m. Friday.


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