Albany Med nurses planning one-day strike Dec. 1


ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Albany Medical Center nurses said they will walk off the job for a one-day strike if staffing levels and COVID infection controls do not improve. The strike is scheduled for December 1.

New York Nurses Association has been trying to negotiate a contract for the nurses for two years. The union said many are concerned because of a new spike in cases.

Albany Med said they follow all government guidelines on staffing and personal protective equipment. They said they will hire temporary nurses for the one-day strike and all services will be available if the strike does take place.

County-by-county Coronavirus Tracker
COVID-19 Resources
More Coronavirus Coverage from News10
Updates from schools on COVID cases


Follow NEWS10

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Download our news app

App Store Link
Google Play Link

Click Below to set up your cable box

Coronavirus Outbreak

More Coronavirus Outbreak

Classroom Progress Report

More Classroom Progress Report