Supervisors ask nurses to drop plans for walkout at Riverside hospital

RIVERSIDE (CNS) - A planned 10-day work stoppage by nurses at Riverside Community Hospital stemming from an impasse in negotiations over a collective bargaining agreement prompted Riverside County supervisors Tuesday, Dec. 15 to request that the union put off strike plans amid the coronavirus surge. ``This is not the time for a strike,'' Board of Supervisors Chairman Manuel Perez said. ``Let's figure this out, work it out. People, in good faith, should be able to come together -- both sides.'' Service Employees International Union Local 121RN served RCH with an advance strike notice Monday, saying members intended to hold a walkout on Dec. 24, and continuing the stoppage until Jan. 3. In addition to Riverside, strikes are planned over the same period at Los Robles Regional Medical Cente
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