The Canadian Press

2001-08-07 | Nurses-Dispute

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The BC Liberal government called the bluff of its nurses on August 7th, legislating an end to two major health care disputes, despite threats from thousands of nurses to resign. Canadian Press reporter Scott Sutherland had this report.

Date: 2001-08-07
Placeline: Victoria, BC, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 37 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << premier Gordon Campbell says as liberals inherited disputes involving forty thousand nurses and paramedical as and a legislated cooling off period failed after fifty days the parties are literally hundreds of millions of dollars apart so Campbell says there was no choice but to legislate in and given the deal that's been offered this is the best the highest combined wage and benefit package in the country bar none and Campbell says he does not believe the threat of mass resignations will be carried out I don't believe you were going to see, nurses leave patients in the lurch in the province of British Columbia Scott Sutherland broadcast news Victoria >>

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