The nurses and their supporters are calling for a withdrawal of temporary layoff and furlough notifications they received from their employers, as well as more Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the nurses who are currently working with COVID-19 patients.
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Mike Elk is an Emmy-nominated labor reporter, who covered everything from the Brazilian labor movement to major league baseball and spent years covering union organizing in the South for The Guardian. In 2015, he used his NLRB settlement from being fired illegally for union organizing at Politico to start the crowd-funded Payday Report. He lives in his hometown of Pittsburgh but speaks Portuguese which he learned in journalism school in Rio de Janerio. Email: [email protected]