Unionized UW Medicine staff and labor organizers are socially distanced during a “unity break” demonstration Thursday, May 14, 2020, outside Harborview Medical Center, calling for management to do more to protect the system’s staff, especially now that there is a projected $500 million shortfall in UW Medicine’s budget.
Unionized UW Medicine staff and labor organizers are socially distanced during a "unity break" demonstration Thursday, May 14, 2020, outside Harborview Medical Center, calling for management to do more to protect the system's staff, especially now that there is a projected $500 million shortfall in UW Medicine's budget.
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