Protestors rally at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center to support health care worker, patient safety

photo from worker and patient safety rally
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Protestors were joined by the Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers West labor union against Sutter Health’s health care policies and plan to close the Alta Bates Summit Medical Center on campus by 2030.

Protestors rallied at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland on Wednesday to pressure Sutter Health on behalf of patients and workers who are affected by high health care prices and short staffing.
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