Marysville, Yuba City Nurses Go on Strike

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(Sacramento, CA)
Wednesday, October 10, 2007
The R-Ns work for the Fremont-Rideout Health Group – whose hospitals in Marysville and Yuba City combine to serve about 2-hundred patients at a time.
Shannon Glen is one of the nurses on strike; she spoke with KXJZ early Wednesday afternoon. 
“Right now, it’s calmed down a little bit.  About noon today, we had about 200 nurses and community members out across from the hospital in the park having a rally with some inspirational speakers and just a lot of support.”
Glen could not say how many nurses walked out today; and the Fremont-Rideout official handling media inquiries did not return a phone call Wednesday.
But on Tuesday, the official said the hospitals had replacement nurses set to go – and they’re committed to take care of their patients no matter what.