Some hospital security officers say HealthEast is not doing enough to keep its employees safe from unruly and unstable visitors. They point to the attack last November inside St. John’s Hospital in Maplewood. Surveillance cameras captured images of a patient swinging a metal bar at nurses as they scrambled to escape.
Minnesota Republicans have proposed a “right to work” amendment to the state constitution.
Labor unions joined the front lines Saturday in what Occupy Minnesota has termed “the fight against corporate greed.”