Hopkins Strike Off, For Now

Friday, June 27, 2014

Hopkins Strike Off, For Now(Metropolitan Washington Council, AFL-CIO)

The 4-day strike by service workers at Johns Hopkins Hospital planned to start Friday at 6a was called off after Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley called 1199 SEIU MD/DC and Hopkins management on Thursday and asked both sides to agree to a cooling-off period and go back to bargaining. “Having the governor intervene like this is a big deal,” the union said on its Facebook page. “We'll take the strength from our strike vote back to the bargaining table and work to settle a contract that benefits the whole Hopkins community.” Click here to read more.  
photo courtesy Baltimore Sun


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