Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Nurses Walkout and Protest

By Peter Garland On Thursday starting at 5AM, nurses and staff from University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) hospitals walked out after a strike took effect early that morning. The workers formed picket lines before marching to a rally downtown in the afternoon outside UPMC’s headquarters in the U.S. Steel Tower, where they presented their demands. Workers are fighting for a minimum wage of $20 … Continue reading Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Nurses Walkout and Protest