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Sociology Professor, Labor Expert Reacts to NYC Nurses Strike
Gretchen Purser is an associate professor of sociology at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. She is co-director of the Lender Center for Social Justice and coordinates the Labor Studies Working Group for the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration.
Professor Purser provides written comments below that can be quoted directly. She is also available for interviews.
“This strike by the New York State Nurses Association is one that everyone should be paying attention to.
“Nurses – who have worked in untenable conditions throughout the pandemic – have been tirelessly raising concerns about chronic understaffing and the inadequate provision of care for patients. They are striking to demand a fair contract that puts patient care and safety, as opposed to managerial penny-pinching, at the forefront.
“Every single one of us should be invested in this struggle.”
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