UI Health is pleased that, today, Cook County Judge Pamela McLean Meyerson granted University of Illinois Hospital’s request to enter a Temporary Restraining Order against the Illinois Nurses Association (INA) preventing select critical care nurses it represents from striking. In doing so, Judge Meyerson noted that the “specialized expertise of […]

CHICAGO — University of Illinois at Chicago nurses on Saturday began a 7-day strike in protest of what they say are unfair labor practices. News outlets report the nurses are asking for better protective equipment and a smaller patient-to-nurse ratio. On Friday, CBS Chicago reported a Cook County judge had […]

The strike was supposed to include about 1,300 nurses, but a judge ruled that 525 who work in critical care couldn’t take part because it would endanger patients. CHICAGO — More than 800 nurses walked off the job Saturday at Chicago’s University of Illinois Hospital after the latest contract negotiations […]