WORCESTER (CBS) — The nurses’ strike at Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester has become the second-longest in state history. Sunday was the 105th day of the strike.
Nurses have been striking over staffing levels and pay.READ MORE: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
The longest nursing strike in Massachusetts lasted six months back in 2001.READ MORE: Wednesday's Child: 7-Year-Old Jose
Dueling press releases from the nurses’ union and Tenet Healthcare, the hospital’s owner, blame each other for prolonging the strike.MORE NEWS: Teen Lifeguards Save Man Who Suffered Heart Attack On Dennis Beach
The hospital said 200 nurses have crossed the picket line and returned to work.