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Nurses And Hospitals Resume Talks

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Meeting in a secret location, negotiators for 12,000 nurses and 14 Twin Cities hospitals are resuming talks today with help from a federal mediator. Today’s session comes three days after the nurses’ union voted to authorize a second strike — date to be determined.

A major issue is staffing levels; the union wants a nurse-to-patient ratio but the hospitals say that’s unacceptable.

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