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Van Nuys Behavioral Health Nurses' strike vote makes headlines.

February 3, 2022

News Round Up

**Van Nuys Behavioral Hospital Picket and Strike Vote News Round Up**

Nurses at Van Nuys Behavioral Health Hospital voted to authorize a strike, amidst a day of picketing outside the hospital on Tuesday, February 2. The Nurses expressed serious concerns for the safety of their patients, their co-workers, and the community. The hospital serves a uniquely vulnerable population, and local news outlets took note (this post will be updated as the story develops):

LA Daily News: "Nurses at Van Nuys Behavioral Health Hospital have voted to authorize a strike, citing concerns about patient safety, staffing, and worker retention issues.

KTLA: Van Nuys Behavioral Health Nurses Vote to Authorize a Strike

Industry news source California Healthline included a link to reporting on the strike vote in its Thursday Daily Edition

Hey SoCal: "The new labor deal comes as the stage was set for a potential walkout on Monday -- nurses voted last week to authorize a strike."