Davis, President of Retailing Drug Employees Union Local 1199, answers questions about a possible strike of 6 voluntary hospitals.
Jay Nelson Tuck moderates.
Panelists: Bernie Lufkowitz, Stan Siegel, Lillian Affan, Jim Farrell
Unionization in hospitals will create an atmosphere of harmonious labor relations if properly handled. Workers have a right to protest unfair working conditions. We are concerned with the patients, have asked NYC to move the patients to other hospitals if a strike does occur. Increase of Blue Cross rates. No disclosure of hospitals' financial information.
Tuck honors Jim Farrell's work on the series. It is his last broadcast as a panelist.
Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection
WNYC archives id: 72120
Municipal archives id: LT8398