By CBSBoston.com Staff

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.

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The longest nursing strike in Massachusetts lasted six months back in 2001.

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Dueling press releases from the nurses’ union and Tenet Healthcare, the hospital’s owner, blame each other for prolonging the strike.

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The hospital said 200 nurses have crossed the picket line and returned to work.

CBSBoston.com Staff