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Labor Disputes and Strikes
Hopkins service workers to strike again Friday
Hopkins service workers to strike again Friday

The labor union representing Johns Hopkins Hospital's service workers has reached a bargaining impasse with hospital officials and expects to strike Friday. The 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East labor union gave notice last week to authorize a four-day strike, which would be its second in two months after a three-day strike in April. The union's spokesman, Jim McNeill, said Wednesday night that the two groups had spent the day bargaining, but the hospital's final offer fell short of the union's demands. The union, which represents 2,000 housekeepers, cooks and other hospital workers, seeks a $15 minimum wage for workers with at least 15 years of experience in...