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Hundreds of Pennsylvania Nursing Home Workers Go on Strike


About 700 nurses and other health care workers went on strike Friday morning after contract negotiations stalled. WITF’s Brett Sholtis reports, one nursing home provider has agreed, leaving the union hopeful that the others will follow suit.

Read the full story at: https://www.witf.org/2022/09/02/workers-at-14-pennsylvania-nursing-homes-go-on-strike/

(Original air-date: 9/5/22)

Brett Sholtis is a health reporter for WITF/Transforming Health. Sholtis is the 2021-2022 Reveal Benjamin von Sternenfels Rosenthal Grantee for Mental Health Investigative Journalism with the Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism. His award-winning work on problem areas in mental health policy and policing helped to get a woman moved from a county jail to a psychiatric facility. Sholtis is a University of Pittsburgh graduate and a Pennsylvania Army National Guard Kosovo campaign veteran.