Service Workers at Mayo Albert Lea Vote to Authorize 1-Day Strike

Service Workers at Mayo Albert Lea Vote to Authorize 1-Day Strike Photo: KAAL

November 21, 2017 12:08 PM

Service workers at Mayo Clinic Albert Lea have voted to authorize a one-day strike if, they say, Mayo "continues to refuse to bargain in good faith."

The group, made up of members of SEIU Healthcare Minnesota, includes 79 workers employed as certified nursing assistants, housekeepers, and those tasked with sterile processing in utilities and materials management.

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A release said over 92 percent of those voting approved the strike authorization. It stated a strike could be called at any point going forward with a 10-day notice provided.

However, no strike date has been set.

RELATED: Albert Lea Mayo Clinic Services to Shrink

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