Nurses At Delaware County Memorial Hospital Returning To Work Friday

DREXEL HILL, Pa. (CBS) — Employees at Delaware County Memorial Hospital will return to work on Friday.

All 370 nurses and technical employees at the hospital in Drexel Hill walked out on Sunday morning.

They cited “unfair labor practices.”

Nurses Who Went On Strike Claim Employer Is Locking Them Out

“If it was up to us, we would never have been out here. We belong with our patients. But we also owe it to our patients, and to this community, to stand up for what we believe,” Angela Neopolitano, a 36-year registered nurse and president of the union at the hospital, said in a statement.

The company that runs the hospital locked out the unionized employees until Friday.

It claimed the temporary replacement staff was required to work for at least five days.

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