From left, UVM Medical Center President Eileen Whalen and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Isabelle Desjardins hold a news conference at the hospital on Thursday afternoon, July 12, 2018, after hundreds of their nursing staff walked out on strike that morning. About 1,800 unionized nurses at Vermont’s largest hospital launched a two-day strike Thursday following unsuccessful contract negotiations, but hospital officials say operations continued with little disruption for patients. (Ryan Mercer/The Burlington Free Press via AP)
From left, UVM Medical Center President Eileen Whalen and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Isabelle Desjardins hold a news conference at the hospital on Thursday afternoon, July 12, 2018, after hundreds of their nursing staff walked out on strike that morning. About 1,800 unionized nurses at Vermont’s largest hospital launched a two-day strike Thursday following unsuccessful contract negotiations, but hospital officials say operations continued with little disruption for patients. (Ryan Mercer/The Burlington Free Press via AP) Ryan Mercer AP
From left, UVM Medical Center President Eileen Whalen and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Isabelle Desjardins hold a news conference at the hospital on Thursday afternoon, July 12, 2018, after hundreds of their nursing staff walked out on strike that morning. About 1,800 unionized nurses at Vermont’s largest hospital launched a two-day strike Thursday following unsuccessful contract negotiations, but hospital officials say operations continued with little disruption for patients. (Ryan Mercer/The Burlington Free Press via AP) Ryan Mercer AP

Nurses at Vermont’s largest medical center go on strike

July 12, 2018 06:50 PM