Another round of contract talks has ended with no agreement between Allina Health and the union representing the hospital system's nurses.
The Minnesota Nurses Association says its rank-and-file members will vote on Allina's latest offer later this month. A super-majority of "No" votes would authorize union negotiators to call a strike and set the time and duration of a walkout.
The union would have to give the hospital system 10 days advance notice of a job action. Health benefits are the major sticking point in the talks.
In June, nearly 5,000 nurses went on strike for a week.
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