SEIU Local 73: Hospital staff fed up, fight for overdue contract in the midst of a pandemic, staff deaths

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Certified nurse’s assistants stand during an informational picket outside The Villa at Windsor Park nursing home on Chicago’s Southside on Wednesday, May 6, 2020. Staff at dozens of Illinois nursing homes called off a strike set to begin Friday after the workers’ union reached a tentative deal with nursing home owners that union officials said would help safeguard both staff and residents during the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

SEIU Local 73 President Dian Palmer joins John Williams to explain why hospital workers went on strike last week and what they are seeking in a new contract.

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