Allina nurses are back to work


Minneapolis, Minn.- After a month long strike nurses in Minneapolis are officially back at work. Allina nurses in the Twin Cities area were on strike against five Allina Health Hospitals.

A spokesman for the Minnesota Nurses Association says the nurses returned to work today. About 4,000

Nurses had been on strike since Labor Day and health insurance benefits were a major issue.

They came to an agreement on Thursday and it improves workplace safety issues, staffing policies and ensures health benefits won’t be reduced.

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