Long Beach Memorial Nurse Protest
LONG BEACH, CALIF. USA -- Nurse Cynthia Mones, left, with her aunt Rosario Tamayo, center, and Michele Tamayo join hundreds of Long Beach Memorial and Miller Children's Hospital registered nurses during a protest in front of the Long Beach, Calif. hospital on November 16, 2011.
Since July, the hospitals and the California Nurses Association representing 1,979 registered nurses have been negotiating a new contract. Their contract expired Sept. 30.
Photo by Jeff Gritchen / Long Beach Press-Telegram